Definition of bobskate in English:

bobskate

noun

Canadian
  • An adjustable skate for a child, consisting of two sections of double runners.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Samsonov was hyped like Sidney Crosby, back when Sid the Kid was in bobskates.’
    • ‘Both my girls are on figure skates now, after not very long on bobskates.’
    • ‘Bobskates are still used for teaching very young children of two or three years old to get used to the ice and learn to skate.’
    • ‘Get your bob skates on!’

Pronunciation:

bobskate

/ˈbɒbskeɪt/