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skibob

[skee-bob] /ˈskiˌbɒb/
noun
1.
a winter-sport vehicle for riding downhill over snow, often used at mountain resorts, that runs on a fixed ski and has a much shorter, pivoting front ski steered by handlebars, with the rider sitting as on a bicycle and usually wearing miniskis to assist in balancing the vehicle.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; ski + bob(sled)
Related forms
skibobber, noun
skibobbing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ski bobbing

skibob

/ˈskiːbɒb/
noun
1.
a vehicle made of two short skis, the forward one having a steering handle and the rear one supporting a low seat, for gliding down snow slopes
Derived Forms
skibobber, noun
skibobbing, noun
Word Origin
C20: from ski + bob². See bobsleigh
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