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bob·sled

 (bŏb′slĕd′)
n.
1. A long metal racing sled with a steering mechanism that controls the front runners and a hand brake, usually raced down a curving ice-covered course by crews of two or four riders.
2.
a. A long sled made of two shorter sleds joined in tandem.
b. Either of these two smaller sleds.
intr.v. bob·sled·ded, bob·sled·ding, bob·sleds
To ride or race in a bobsled.

[bob + sled.]

bob′sled·der n.

bob•sled

(ˈbɒbˌslɛd)

n., v. -sled•ded, -sled•ding. n.
1. a long sled for two or four riders, equipped with two pairs of runners one behind the other, a brake, and a steering wheel or other steering mechanism that enables the front rider to direct the sled down a steeply banked run or chute.
2. a sled formed of two short sleds in tandem.
v.i.
3. to ride on a bobsled.
[1830–40, Amer.]
bob′sled`der, n.

bobsled


Past participle: bobsledded
Gerund: bobsledding

Imperative
bobsled
bobsled
Present
I bobsled
you bobsled
he/she/it bobsleds
we bobsled
you bobsled
they bobsled
Preterite
I bobsledded
you bobsledded
he/she/it bobsledded
we bobsledded
you bobsledded
they bobsledded
Present Continuous
I am bobsledding
you are bobsledding
he/she/it is bobsledding
we are bobsledding
you are bobsledding
they are bobsledding
Present Perfect
I have bobsledded
you have bobsledded
he/she/it has bobsledded
we have bobsledded
you have bobsledded
they have bobsledded
Past Continuous
I was bobsledding
you were bobsledding
he/she/it was bobsledding
we were bobsledding
you were bobsledding
they were bobsledding
Past Perfect
I had bobsledded
you had bobsledded
he/she/it had bobsledded
we had bobsledded
you had bobsledded
they had bobsledded
Future
I will bobsled
you will bobsled
he/she/it will bobsled
we will bobsled
you will bobsled
they will bobsled
Future Perfect
I will have bobsledded
you will have bobsledded
he/she/it will have bobsledded
we will have bobsledded
you will have bobsledded
they will have bobsledded
Future Continuous
I will be bobsledding
you will be bobsledding
he/she/it will be bobsledding
we will be bobsledding
you will be bobsledding
they will be bobsledding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bobsledding
you have been bobsledding
he/she/it has been bobsledding
we have been bobsledding
you have been bobsledding
they have been bobsledding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bobsledding
you will have been bobsledding
he/she/it will have been bobsledding
we will have been bobsledding
you will have been bobsledding
they will have been bobsledding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bobsledding
you had been bobsledding
he/she/it had been bobsledding
we had been bobsledding
you had been bobsledding
they had been bobsledding
Conditional
I would bobsled
you would bobsled
he/she/it would bobsled
we would bobsled
you would bobsled
they would bobsled
Past Conditional
I would have bobsledded
you would have bobsledded
he/she/it would have bobsledded
we would have bobsledded
you would have bobsledded
they would have bobsledded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobsled - formerly two short sleds coupled togetherbobsled - 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.bobsled - 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
Verb1.bobsled - ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
sled, sleigh - ride (on) a sled
Translations

bobsled

[ˈbɒbsled] N (US) → bob m, bobsleigh m

bobsled

[ˈbɒbslɛd] n (mainly US)
(= sledge) → bob m
[sport] → bobsleigh m
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