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[snoh-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈsnoʊˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a board for gliding on snow, resembling a wide ski, to which both feet are secured and that one rides in an upright position.
Origin of snowboard
Related forms
snowboarder, noun
snowboarding, noun Unabridged
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  • Mark the location of the snowboard with a stake so you can find it after a fresh snowfall.
British Dictionary definitions for snowboard


a shaped board, resembling a skateboard without wheels, on which a person can stand to slide across snow
Derived Forms
snowboarder, noun
Word Origin
C20: on the model of surfboard
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