Share this entry

bobskate Line breaks: bob|skate
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒbskeɪt/

Definition of bobskate in English:


An adjustable skate for a child, consisting of two sections of double runners.
Example sentences
  • He started skating on bobskates at a young age on a slough, and when Fred was about 8 years old he attended St. Michael Residential School, in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.
  • Both my girls are on figure skates now, after not very long on bobskates.
  • Samsonov was hyped like Sidney Crosby, back when Sid the Kid was in bobskates.

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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources