bobsleigh

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bobsleigh

(ˈbɒbˌsleɪ)
n
1. a racing sledge for two or more people, with a steering mechanism enabling the driver to direct it down a steeply banked ice-covered run
2. (esp formerly)
a. a sleigh made of two short sledges joined one behind the other
b. one of these two short sledges
vb
(intr) to ride on a bobsleigh
Also called (esp US and Canadian): bobsled

bobsleigh


Past participle: bobsleighed
Gerund: bobsleighing

Imperative
bobsleigh
bobsleigh
Present
I bobsleigh
you bobsleigh
he/she/it bobsleighs
we bobsleigh
you bobsleigh
they bobsleigh
Preterite
I bobsleighed
you bobsleighed
he/she/it bobsleighed
we bobsleighed
you bobsleighed
they bobsleighed
Present Continuous
I am bobsleighing
you are bobsleighing
he/she/it is bobsleighing
we are bobsleighing
you are bobsleighing
they are bobsleighing
Present Perfect
I have bobsleighed
you have bobsleighed
he/she/it has bobsleighed
we have bobsleighed
you have bobsleighed
they have bobsleighed
Past Continuous
I was bobsleighing
you were bobsleighing
he/she/it was bobsleighing
we were bobsleighing
you were bobsleighing
they were bobsleighing
Past Perfect
I had bobsleighed
you had bobsleighed
he/she/it had bobsleighed
we had bobsleighed
you had bobsleighed
they had bobsleighed
Future
I will bobsleigh
you will bobsleigh
he/she/it will bobsleigh
we will bobsleigh
you will bobsleigh
they will bobsleigh
Future Perfect
I will have bobsleighed
you will have bobsleighed
he/she/it will have bobsleighed
we will have bobsleighed
you will have bobsleighed
they will have bobsleighed
Future Continuous
I will be bobsleighing
you will be bobsleighing
he/she/it will be bobsleighing
we will be bobsleighing
you will be bobsleighing
they will be bobsleighing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bobsleighing
you have been bobsleighing
he/she/it has been bobsleighing
we have been bobsleighing
you have been bobsleighing
they have been bobsleighing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bobsleighing
you will have been bobsleighing
he/she/it will have been bobsleighing
we will have been bobsleighing
you will have been bobsleighing
they will have been bobsleighing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bobsleighing
you had been bobsleighing
he/she/it had been bobsleighing
we had been bobsleighing
you had been bobsleighing
they had been bobsleighing
Conditional
I would bobsleigh
you would bobsleigh
he/she/it would bobsleigh
we would bobsleigh
you would bobsleigh
they would bobsleigh
Past Conditional
I would have bobsleighed
you would have bobsleighed
he/she/it would have bobsleighed
we would have bobsleighed
you would have bobsleighed
they would have bobsleighed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobsleigh - formerly two short sleds coupled togetherbobsleigh - formerly two short sleds coupled together
sled, sledge, sleigh - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
2.bobsleigh - a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
sled, sledge, sleigh - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
Translations
زَلاّجَةٌ ثَلْجِيَّةٌ
sportovní boby
bobslæde
bob
langsleîi, kappaksturssleîi
bobslėjus
bobslejs
boby
yarış kızağı

bobsleigh

[ˈbɒbsleɪ] N (Brit) → bob m, bobsleigh m

bobsleigh

[ˈbɒbsleɪ] n
(= sledge) → bob m
[sport] → bobsleigh m

bobsleigh

[ˈbɒbˌsleɪ] nbob m inv

bobsleigh

(ˈbobslei) bobsled (ˈbobsled) nouns
a vehicle on metal runners used in crossing (and sometimes racing on) snow and ice.
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