Definition of ride-off in English:

Share this entry

ride-off

Pronunciation:

noun

North American
(In a riding competition) a round held to resolve a tie or determine qualifiers for a later stage; a jump-off.
Example sentences
  • British favourite Steve Peat, from Sheffield, was edged out of an exciting semi-final, though he then won the ride-off for fifth, while German Guido Tshugg pipped Australian Sam Hill in the final.
  • Lampkin's highly tuned fourstroke Montesa had been recalled for modifications and he was left to ride on a standard machine, but he made it into the final ride-off.
  • Today Jones will probably draft in Rob Hayles, who took fourth in the bronze-medal ride-off in Saturday's individual pursuit.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ride-off

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.