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 Many come for superb skiing or other recreation like cross-country skiing, tobogganing and winter hiking, while others simply come to slow down and enjoy the quaint yet bon vivant lifestyle amongst spectacular scenic beauty. Spencer Elliott, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The trigger that began the tobogganing of the American IQ. Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 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, 6 Dec. 2019 An all-day pass for tobogganing is $12 for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. cleveland, 11 Dec. 2019 And Cleveland Metroparks is celebrating 50 seasons of tobogganing! Shirley Macfarland,, 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,, 5 Jan. 2018 Ciara posted a video of her family tobogganing (just a fancy word for sliding) down the Great Wall. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, 24 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of tobogganing

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Tobogganing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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