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snowboard (ˈsnəʊˌbɔːd Pronunciation for snowboard



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

Derived Forms

ˈsnowˌboarder noun

Word Origin

C20: on the model of surfboard

Translations for 'snowboard'

  • British English: snowboard A snowboard is a narrow board that you stand on in order to slide quickly down snowy slopes as a sport or for fun. NOUN
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prancha de snowboard
  • Chinese: 滑雪板
  • European Spanish: tabla de snowboard
  • French: planche de snowboard
  • German: Snowboard
  • Italian: snowboard
  • Japanese: スノーボード
  • Korean: 스노보드
  • Portuguese: prancha de snowboard
  • Spanish: tabla de snowboard

Example Sentences Including 'snowboard'

Christopher Armitage, 22, a trainee snowboard instructor on Ski le Gap, would have been a contender for one of the new `ski scholarships".
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
The Mountain Board is remarkably like the snowboard it aimed to imitate.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The guests will also have an opportunity to test out the equipment and be entered into a contest to win a set of skis or a snowboard.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
You would not have found any snowboard sports on the sweltering fields of Olympia in Greece.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
`I am on holiday with my bicycle, surfboard, and snowboard ,' he told me with overt enthusiasm.
Pamela Petro THE SLOW BREATH OF STONE: A Romanesque Love Story (2005)


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