tram·​po·​lin·​ing ˌtram-pə-ˈlē-niŋ How to pronounce trampolining (audio)
: the sport of jumping and tumbling on a trampoline

Examples of trampolining in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think outside of the box with offbeat contests like pickleball, cornhole or even competitive trampolining. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 7 Oct. 2022 That—and an undeniable fun factor—is why trampolining is on the rise. Michael J. Lewis, Men's Health, 1 July 2022 After a whirlwind tour of their operation, with quick stops for tree climbing, rope swinging and trampolining, Alyssa and Will corral their guinea pigs to take them back inside. Jeanette Marantos, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2022 Activities like go-karts, rock climbing, trampolining and virtual experience games. Alison Steinbach, The Arizona Republic, 19 Sep. 2020 That connection, along with Nissen’s ceaseless promotional activities, propelled trampolining into the American consciousness during the post-war years and throughout the space era. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Mar. 2020 Areas for low-gravity basketball, low-gravity trampolining, and rock climbing (probably made significantly easier without the weight of Earth's pull on you) are all on the docket, according to Alatorre. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Sep. 2019 As for entertainment on the space station—besides looking out onto the curve of the Earth—Alatorre says there will be activities like low-gravity basketball, low-gravity trampolining, and even rock climbing. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, 3 Sep. 2019 Music, played for trampolining, is faintly audible. Molly Creeden, Vogue, 30 Aug. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trampolining was in 1949

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“Trampolining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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