bouldering

or bowl·der·ing

[ bohl-der-ing ]
/ ˈboʊl dər ɪŋ /

noun

pavement made with small boulders.

Nearby words

  1. boulangism,
  2. boulder,
  3. boulder canyon,
  4. boulder clay,
  5. boulder dam,
  6. boule,
  7. boules,
  8. bouleuterion,
  9. boulevard,
  10. boulevardier

Origin of bouldering

1875–80; boulder to pave with boulder(s) + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for bouldering

bouldering

/ (ˈbəʊldərɪŋ) /

noun

rock climbing on large boulders or small outcrops either as practice or as a sport in its own right
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