• synonyms

board sport

or board·sport

[ bawrd spawrt ]
/ ˈbɔrd ˌspɔrt /


any sport for which a board is the sole or primary piece of equipment: the dozens of recognized board sports, which include surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and windsurfing, are generally classified as being performed on water, on pavement, on unpaved land, on snow, on sand, or in air: Your appetite for board sports can be satisfied year round, on land or sea!


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Nearby words

board of trustees, board rule, board school, board shorts, board side, board sport, board-and-shingle, board-certified, boarder, boarder baby, boarding

Origin of board sport

First recorded in 1970–75; board + sport Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019