paragliding

[par-uh-glahy-ding]

noun

a sport resembling hang gliding, in which a person jumps from an aircraft or high place wearing a wide, rectangular, steerable parachute.

paraglide

[par-uh-glahyd]

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

paragliding

noun

the sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings.
Derived Formsparaglider, noun
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