Definition of ski-bob in English:

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ski-bob

Pronunciation: /ˈskēbäb/

noun

A device resembling a bicycle with skis instead of wheels, used for sliding down snow-covered slopes.
Example sentences
  • Snow tends to interfere with the operation of the motor, which in the case of a ski-bob is often an air-cooled internal combustion engine, in several ways.

verb (ski-bobs, ski-bobbing, ski-bobbed)

[no object]
Ride a ski-bob.
Example sentences
  • Henry has been ski-bobbing longer that he cares to remember and is a great ambassador for the sport.
  • Apart from ski-bobbing during the day we spent many gourmet hours tasting and learning about Austrian food.
  • In the winter, also popular are tobogganing, sleigh rides, ski-bobbing and curling.

Derivatives

ski-bobber

noun
Example sentences
  • At the top of the lift, the ski-bobber lets go of the handle, the hook opens and the t-bar is released.
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