[ par-uh-glahy-ding ]
/ ˈpær əˌglaɪ dɪŋ /
a sport resembling hang gliding, in which a person jumps from an aircraft or high place wearing a wide, rectangular, steerable parachute.
Definition for paragliding (2 of 2)
[ par-uh-glahyd ]
/ ˈpær əˌglaɪd /
verb (used without object), par·a·glid·ed, par·a·glid·ing.
to engage in paragliding.
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British Dictionary definitions for paragliding
/ (ˈpærəˌɡlaɪdɪŋ) /
the sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings.
Derived Formsparaglider, noun
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