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parasailing

or par·a-sail·ing

[ par-uh-sey-ling ]
/ ˈpær əˌseɪ lɪŋ /
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noun
the sport of soaring while harnessed to a parasail that is towed by a motorboat, car, or other fast-moving vehicle, from which one often releases oneself to float freely.
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Also called parakiting.

Origin of parasailing

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How to use parasailing in a sentence

  • They can arrange a jetskiing tour for two people or twenty, a banana boat for the kids, or parasailing for the adventurous.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|January 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for parasailing

parasailing
/ (ˈpærəˌseɪlɪŋ) /

noun
a sport in which a water-skier wearing a parachute is towed by a speedboat, becomes airborne, and sails along in the air
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