One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A board resembling a skateboard with four wheels, used for riding down hills and mountainsides.
- ‘Once mountainboards had been invented, landboarding - strapping onto the board and hurtling along the beach at speeds of up to 30 mph, holding on to a 40 ft power kite - was simply the ridiculous next step.’
verb[no object]often as noun mountainboarding
Ride on a mountainboard.‘mountainboarding came about when a few frustrated skaters wanted to tackle some more adventurous terrain’‘over 100,000 kids mountainboarded at camps last summer’
- ‘He learnt to mountainboard with an adventure company.’
- ‘The big question: does mountainboarding actually live up to the hype?’
- ‘Over 100,000 kids mountainboarded at camps last summer.’
- ‘Or try mountainboarding, which combines elements of skateboarding and snowboarding, in an individual or small-group setting.’
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