tobogganing

noun
to·​bog·​gan·​ing | \ tə-ˈbä-gə-niŋ How to pronounce tobogganing (audio) \

Definition of tobogganing

: the act, art, or sport of riding a toboggan

Examples of tobogganing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trigger that began the tobogganing of the American IQ. Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Never has an NCAA Tournament been harder to predict," 13 Mar. 2021 No snow is required to experience the icy thrill of tobogganing at The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation, 16200 Valley Parkway. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, "Snow or no snow – doesn’t matter at The Chalet’s toboggan chutes: Strong Points," 6 Dec. 2019 An all-day pass for tobogganing is $12 for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. cleveland, "Defeat the winter doldrums with Cleveland Metroparks’ recreational activities," 11 Dec. 2019 And Cleveland Metroparks is celebrating 50 seasons of tobogganing! Shirley Macfarland, cleveland.com, "SHS team raises over $15,000 for UH Pediatric Cancer research: Strong Points," 12 Jan. 2018 Celebrate the Metroparks Chalet's 50th anniversary with tobogganing, wagon rides, snowshoeing, music and more at the Winterrific Celebration on Sunday. Laura Demarco, cleveland.com, "365 Things to do in Cleveland in 2018: Your ultimate entertainment guide (photos)," 5 Jan. 2018 Ciara posted a video of her family tobogganing (just a fancy word for sliding) down the Great Wall. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Ciara Is Getting Mommy-Shamed for This Instagram of a Fun Day Out With Her Baby," 24 July 2017

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First Known Use of tobogganing

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Tobogganing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tobogganing. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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