Definition of snowboard in English:

snowboard

noun

  • A board resembling a short, broad ski, used for sliding downhill on snow.

    • ‘I dumped the snowboard on the snow and gave the little boy a hug.’
    • ‘Kids and parents were taking advantage of the huge snow covered bluff surrounding the park in front of Avalon Heights, flying down it on their sleds, and snowboards for the more experienced.’
    • ‘And so five minutes later I walked into that little shop where the hotel rented and sold skis, snowboards, sleds, hot chocolate and all that other winter junk you wouldn't expect at this time of the year.’
    • ‘Us girls went to rent some snowboards and took the ski lift up the slope.’
    • ‘In the seconds leading up to the jump, I though that I was going to make it, but as my snowboard quickly got wedged into the snow halfway down the gulley my thoughts changed.’
    • ‘Many adults enjoy the tube park, especially those who are a bit too hesitant to entrust their life to a pair of skinny skis or a single snowboard!’
    • ‘As for snowboards, they specialize in quality Canadian brands.’
    • ‘Before I knew it we were flying down the mountain, on snowboards.’
    • ‘The 1,500-cubic-inch pack will comfortably carry a snowboard or skis - plus 100 ounces of water.’
    • ‘There were six of us in two cars full of snowboards, skis, cameras, and bags, and only one hotel room that was about the size of my college dorm room.’
    • ‘And on a deep powder day, a snowboard can ride on top of the snow instead of sinking into it.’
    • ‘I fell in love with the snow and with my snowboard.’
    • ‘‘It looks so much easier on a snowboard,’ he complained, half covered in snow after taking a fall to avoid a clump of trees.’
    • ‘A snowboard really shines in these inconsistent conditions.’
    • ‘You can learn to turn a snowboard in a short time.’
    • ‘It boasts a ski rental of over 400 sets of equipment, including snowboards, carving skis, snow blades and even some cross country skis.’
    • ‘Once you've selected a character and a snowboard or skis, you'll begin racing.’
    • ‘We grabbed the snowboards and took the ski lift up.’
    • ‘You may also rent skis or a snowboard for $34 a day.’
    • ‘Upon arrival at the destination there will be one set of skis or a snowboard for each team.’

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Slide downhill on a snowboard.

    ‘beginners can learn to ski or snowboard’
    • ‘In his spare time he runs triathlons, snowboards, downhill skis - all with a prosthetic.’
    • ‘We met through snowboarding but he's actually a policeman for the other half of the year.’
    • ‘By this time the rest of the group had picked it up and were off snowboarding.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, there is skiing, snowboarding and winter sun to ease winter blues.’
    • ‘And there are beautiful uncluttered slopes for skiing and snowboarding nearby in the Sierra Nevadas.’
    • ‘If you are still worried about sharks, why not try snowboarding instead?’
    • ‘I went snowboarding for the first time a couple of weeks ago.’
    • ‘It displayed a majestic mountain in background, as a lone figure appeared at the top, and snowboarded down the steeping slopes.’
    • ‘For heaven's sake, at that point I had only been snowboarding for a grand total of 10 days.’
    • ‘I skated and snowboarded so much when I was younger.’
    • ‘I fortunately try to go skiing or snowboarding as much as I can, to keep my muscles in tune.’
    • ‘In his spare time, he loves snowboarding and skiing in winter and tennis in summer.’
    • ‘Apart from an attempt at snowboarding, I didn't go into the mountains on that occasion.’
    • ‘They snowboarded all over the mountain, using every lift and tow available to them.’
    • ‘The people snowboarding here have more fun than anywhere else in the world.’
    • ‘I gave him a quick call and caught up with him before his departure to go snowboarding.’
    • ‘For all you that like snowboarding and all of you who don't, this is one awesome game.’
    • ‘Nearly 8 million people snowboarded at least once in 2002, up from 2.1 million in 1990; 30 percent of all snowboarders in 2002 were female.’
    • ‘Staying on your feet in snowboarding actually has very little to do with your legs.’
    • ‘He still snowboarded but went to college to become a second grade teacher, he now worked at the elementary school.’

Pronunciation:

snowboard

/ˈsnōbôrd/