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snowboard

[ snoh-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun
a board for gliding on snow, resembling a wide ski, to which both feet are secured and that one rides in an upright position: Make sure the dimensions of your snowboard meet the competition requirements.
verb (used without object)
to ride a snowboard: Of all the places I snowboarded last winter, my favorite was Mammoth Mountain.
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Origin of snowboard

First recorded in 1980–85; snow + board

OTHER WORDS FROM snowboard

snowboarder, nounsnowboarding, noun

Other definitions for snowboard (2 of 2)

snow board

noun
a board serving as a snow guard.
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British Dictionary definitions for snowboard

snowboard
/ (ˈsnəʊˌbɔːd) /

noun
a shaped board, resembling a skateboard without wheels, on which a person can stand to slide across snow

Derived forms of snowboard

snowboarder, noun

Word Origin for snowboard

C20: on the model of surfboard
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