chiefly North American
Definition of sled in English:
1A vehicle, typically on runners, for conveying goods or passengers over snow or ice, either pushed or pulled, or drawn by horses, dogs, or a motor vehicle.
- Mr Cooney, who already holds the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, has had to pull a 200 lb sled across the snow and ice.
- A covered carriage with sled runners pulled by four strong horses is awaiting its passengers.
- She places whatever she needs in a snow sled and pulls it wherever she needs to go.
1.1A small lightweight vehicle, either on runners or having a smooth bottom surface, used for sliding downhill over snow or ice.
- There was more traffic on the roads: single riders on llamas or deer, sleds and sleighs, some wheeled wagons taking it very easy.
- They hadn't been able to get their hands on sleds, but a sleigh ride was always fun on a snowy evening.
- The day of the party promises mittens and hats, mufflers and ski pants, toboggans and sleds.
1.2 another term for snowmobile.
verb (sleds, sledding, sledded)[no object] Back to top
Ride on a sled: they sledded down the slopes in the frozen snow (as noun sledding) the sledding has been excellent this year
More example sentences
- This foam board with a slick-plastic belly is superquick when running straight - a feeling enhanced by sledding head first, your chin just an inch or so off the snow.
- My cousins and I went sledding, and they were making me laugh - so much that I fell onto my sled backward as it started to glide down the hill.
- On February 6, I was sledding with my sons when I vaguely heard an ambulance go by.
Words that rhyme with sledabed, ahead, bed, behead, Birkenhead, bled, bread, bred, coed, cred, crossbred, dead, dread, Ed, embed, Enzed, fed, fled, Fred, gainsaid, head, infrared, ked, lead, led, Med, misled, misread, Ned, outspread, premed, pure-bred, read, red, redd, said, samoyed, shed, shred, sked, sped, Spithead, spread, stead, ted, thread, tread, underbred, underfed, wed
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