Definition of snowboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnōbôrd/


A board resembling a short, broad ski, used for sliding downhill on snow.
Example sentences
  • I dumped the snowboard on the snow and gave the little boy a hug.
  • I fell in love with the snow and with my snowboard.
  • It boasts a ski rental of over 400 sets of equipment, including snowboards, carving skis, snow blades and even some cross country skis.


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Slide downhill on a snowboard: beginners can learn to ski or snowboard
More example sentences
  • I went snowboarding for the first time a couple of weeks ago.
  • And there are beautiful uncluttered slopes for skiing and snowboarding nearby in the Sierra Nevadas.
  • I fortunately try to go skiing or snowboarding as much as I can, to keep my muscles in tune.



Pronunciation: /ˈsnōˌbôrdər/
Example sentences
  • Also, it rankles me to see so much media attention paid to sponsored snowboarders and skiers who are just jumping out of helicopters to do their descents.
  • Novice skiers or snowboarders can handle this terrain with basic technique.
  • Why do snowboarders use less energy than skiers in the powder?

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Syllabification: snow·board

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