One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural Skidoos, Plural skidoosNorth American
- ‘Whether it is soaring 50 feet through the air on a Skidoo or popping tricks on a board in a half pipe, extreme sports thrive on danger.’
- ‘Brian was driving the Skidoo, while I was on the back of the sledge.’
- ‘I tested the new route by slowly driving the Skidoo over it.’
- ‘The leading Skidoo didn't have enough gusto to pull up its two fully laden sledges, so we decided to take each sledge up one at a time.’
- ‘While the Skidoos are mired still again, on another steep switchback below a ridgeline, I wonder aloud whether this route was originally cut for hauling timber.’
- ‘Barbara has driven her Skidoo, loaded with custom-made leg-hold traps and other gear, me riding my skis at the end of a tow rope behind.’
- ‘We returned to camp, hitched one sledge to each Skidoo, then began making our way towards a little rocky hill just north of Kanak Peak.’
- ‘It was an uplifting, exciting feeling to drive the Skidoo pulling only one sledge over a perfectly flat smooth surface.’
verbskidooing, skidoos, skidooed[no object]North American
Ride on a Skidoo.‘the winter months pass rapidly as one is engrossed with cross-country skiing, ice-fishing, or Skidooing’
- ‘I like to think they spend their free time Skidooing down mountains.’
1960s: an arbitrary formation from ski.
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