snowmobile

[ snoh-muh-beel ]
/ ˈsnoʊ məˌbil /

noun

Also called skimobile, snowcat. a motor vehicle with a revolving tread in the rear and steerable skis in the front, for traveling over snow.

verb (used without object), snow·mo·biled, snow·mo·bil·ing.

to operate or ride in a snowmobile.

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Origin of snowmobile

First recorded in 1920–25; snow + -mobile

OTHER WORDS FROM snowmobile

snow·mo·bil·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for snowmobile

snowmobile
/ (ˈsnəʊməˌbiːl) /

noun

  1. a small open motor vehicle for travelling on snow, steered by two skis at the front and driven by a caterpillar track underneath
  2. Also called: bombardier a larger closed motor vehicle with two skis at the front and a track at each side
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