Definition of sled in English:

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Pronunciation: /slɛd/
chiefly North American


another term for sledge1.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • We trudged through the snow for a good half hour to make it to the hardware store where we examined all the sleds and finally settled on a long bright orange plastic toboggan.

verb (sleds, sledding, sledded)

[no object] (usually go sledding)
Ride on a sledge: I know my kids would love to have one last snowstorm to build a snowman and go sledding they sledded down the slopes in the frozen snow


Middle English: from Middle Low German sledde; related to the verb slide.

Words that rhyme with sled

abed, 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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