Definition of zorbing in English:

zorbing

noun

  • [mass noun] A sport in which one is secured inside a large transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills.

    • ‘It is also deemed the adventure capital of the world with its bungee jumping, white-water rafting, jet-boating, zorbing (rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball), skydiving, abseiling and hang-gliding.’
    • ‘Unlike free running and other kinds of endurance sports, zorbing does not require any level of skill or fitness, only the ability to keep down your food!’
    • ‘The site has the longest Zorb run in the UK and offers zorbing for corporate days out and parties.’

Origin

1990s: invented word from zorb (the name of the ball used in this activity) + -ing.

Pronunciation:

zorbing

/ˈzɔːbɪŋ/