Dictionary.com

langlauf

[ lahng-louf ]
/ ˈlɑŋˌlaʊf /
Save This Word!

noun
the sport of cross-country skiing.
a cross-country ski run or race.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of langlauf

First recorded in 1925–30; from German: literally, “long run”; see long1, lope, leap
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for langlauf

langlauf
/ (ˈlɑːŋˌlaʊf) /

noun
cross-country skiing

Derived forms of langlauf

langlufer (ˈlɑːŋˌlɔɪfə), noun

Word Origin for langlauf

German, literally: long run
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK