Definition of sled in English:


Line breaks: sled
Pronunciation: /slɛd
chiefly North American


another term for sledge1.
More example sentences
  • 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.

verb (sleds, sledding, sledded)

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Ride on a sledge: they sledded down the slopes in the frozen snow


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

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