skateboarding

[skeyt-bawr-ding, -bohr-]
noun
the sport of riding a skateboard.
Also called skurfing.


Origin:
1960–65; skateboard + -ing1

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skateboard

[skeyt-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
1.
a device for riding upon, usually while standing, consisting of a short, oblong piece of wood, plastic, or aluminum mounted on large roller-skate wheels, used on smooth surfaces and requiring better balance of the rider than the ordinary roller skate does.
verb (used without object)
2.
to ride a skateboard.

Origin:
1960–65; skate1 + board

skateboarder, noun
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skateboard (ˈskeɪtˌbɔːd)
 
n
1.  a narrow board mounted on roller-skate wheels, usually ridden while standing up
 
vb
2.  (intr) to ride on a skateboard
 
'skateboarder
 
n
 
'skateboarding
 
n

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skateboard
1964, from skate (v.) on model of surfboard. The phenomenon began c.1963 in southern California.
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Skateboarding, once a fad, is now a national turn-on.
The government doesn't approve of skateboarding and riding in public places
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