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to·bog·gan

 (tə-bŏg′ən)
n.
A long, narrow, runnerless sled constructed of thin boards curled upward at the front end.
intr.v. to·bog·ganed, to·bog·gan·ing, to·bog·gans
1. To coast, ride, or travel on a toboggan.
2. Slang To decline or fall rapidly: His good fortune has tobogganed.

[Canadian French tobagan, from Mi'kmaq topaghan.]

to·bog′gan·er, to·bog′gan·ist n.

toboggan

(təˈbɒɡən)
n
1. a light wooden frame on runners used for sliding over snow and ice
2. a long narrow sledge made of a thin board curved upwards and backwards at the front
vb, -gans, -ganing or -ganed
(intr) to ride on a toboggan
[C19: from Canadian French, from Algonquian; related to Abnaki udābāgan]
toˈbogganer, toˈbogganist n

to•bog•gan

(təˈbɒg ən)

n.
1. a long, narrow, flat-bottomed sled made of a thin board curved upward and backward at the front, used esp. in downhill coasting.
v.i.
2. to coast on a toboggan.
3. to plummet, as prices.
[1820–30; < Maliseet-Passamaquoddy (Eastern Algonquian languages) thapákən, Micmac topaĝan (Proto-Algonquian *weta·pye·- to drag a cord + *-kan- instrument for)]
to•bog′gan•er, to•bog′gan•ist, n.

toboggan

- Comes from Canadian French from Micmac tobakun or Abnaki udabagan, "sled, sleigh."
See also related terms for sled.

toboggan


Past participle: tobogganed
Gerund: tobogganing

Imperative
toboggan
toboggan
Present
I toboggan
you toboggan
he/she/it toboggans
we toboggan
you toboggan
they toboggan
Preterite
I tobogganed
you tobogganed
he/she/it tobogganed
we tobogganed
you tobogganed
they tobogganed
Present Continuous
I am tobogganing
you are tobogganing
he/she/it is tobogganing
we are tobogganing
you are tobogganing
they are tobogganing
Present Perfect
I have tobogganed
you have tobogganed
he/she/it has tobogganed
we have tobogganed
you have tobogganed
they have tobogganed
Past Continuous
I was tobogganing
you were tobogganing
he/she/it was tobogganing
we were tobogganing
you were tobogganing
they were tobogganing
Past Perfect
I had tobogganed
you had tobogganed
he/she/it had tobogganed
we had tobogganed
you had tobogganed
they had tobogganed
Future
I will toboggan
you will toboggan
he/she/it will toboggan
we will toboggan
you will toboggan
they will toboggan
Future Perfect
I will have tobogganed
you will have tobogganed
he/she/it will have tobogganed
we will have tobogganed
you will have tobogganed
they will have tobogganed
Future Continuous
I will be tobogganing
you will be tobogganing
he/she/it will be tobogganing
we will be tobogganing
you will be tobogganing
they will be tobogganing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tobogganing
you have been tobogganing
he/she/it has been tobogganing
we have been tobogganing
you have been tobogganing
they have been tobogganing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tobogganing
you will have been tobogganing
he/she/it will have been tobogganing
we will have been tobogganing
you will have been tobogganing
they will have been tobogganing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tobogganing
you had been tobogganing
he/she/it had been tobogganing
we had been tobogganing
you had been tobogganing
they had been tobogganing
Conditional
I would toboggan
you would toboggan
he/she/it would toboggan
we would toboggan
you would toboggan
they would toboggan
Past Conditional
I would have tobogganed
you would have tobogganed
he/she/it would have tobogganed
we would have tobogganed
you would have tobogganed
they would have tobogganed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toboggan - a long narrow sled without runnerstoboggan - a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
sled, sledge, sleigh - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
Verb1.toboggan - move along on a luge or toboggantoboggan - move along on a luge or toboggan  
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
sled, sleigh - ride (on) a sled
Translations
مِزْلَقَةمِزْلَقَة الثَّلْجيَذْهَب للتَّزَلُّج
sáněsáňkovatsáňky
toboggankøre med toboggan
kelkka
sanjke
tobogántobogánozik
flatbotna og meiîalaus sleîirenna sér á sleîa
トボガン
터보건
rogutėmistoboganasvažiuoti toboganu
braukt ar kamaniņāmkamaniņas
pulka
เลื่อนหิมะ
kızakkızak kaymakucu kıvrık kızak
xe trượt toboggan

toboggan

[təˈbɒgən]
A. Ntobogán m
B. VIir en tobogán, deslizarse en tobogán
C. CPD toboggan run Npista f de tobogán

toboggan

[təˈbɒgən] n (adult's)toboggan m; (child's)luge f

toboggan

nSchlitten m, → Rodel(schlitten) m; toboggan runSchlitten- or Rodelbahn f
viSchlitten fahren, rodeln; to toboggan down a slopemit dem Schlitten einen Hang hinunterfahren; to go tobogganingSchlitten fahren, rodeln

toboggan

[təˈbɒgn]
1. ntoboga m inv, slittino; (child's) → slitta, slittino
2. viandare in slittino

toboggan

(təˈbogən) noun
a kind of light sledge.
verb
to go on a toboggan. We went tobogganing.

toboggan

مِزْلَقَة sáně toboggan Schlitten τόμπογκαν tobogán, trineo kelkka toboggan sanjke toboga トボガン 터보건 tobogan akebrett tobogan tobogã тобогган pulka เลื่อนหิมะ kızak xe trượt toboggan 平底雪撬
References in classic literature ?
In the beginning one or other of my legs had been for ever trailing in the sea, to keep the hen-coop from rolling over the other way; in fact, as I understand they steer the toboggan in Canada, so I my little bark.
The sled itself was without runners, being a birch-bark toboggan, with upturned forward end to keep it from ploughing under the snow.
That night forty score of them crowded into the station house of the stockyards district--they filled the rooms, sleeping in each other's laps, toboggan fashion, and they piled on top of each other in the corridors, till the police shut the doors and left some to freeze outside.
There's a scenic railway, a water toboggan slide, a concert band, a theatre, wild animals, moving pictures, and so forth and so forth.
Soetaert adds, After witnessing last year s creativity and talent, I m looking forward to once again seeing the ingenuity they apply to building and racing these toboggans, with safety and camaraderie being at the forefront of the experience.
Wheelbarrows, zip wires, toboggans and skis have all been used, as have bikes for a 120-mile cycle trip across the Tamar Bridge between Cornwall and Devon.
Il suffit juste de payer le ticket d'acces fixe a 50 DA et [beaucoup moins que]Go[beaucoup plus grand que] pour 10 minutes de plaisir, de folies sur des toboggans gonflables.
One of the most dedicated racers travels to Camden from Maryland each year with five or six custom-built toboggans in tow.
A defaut de toboggans qui ont ete utilises lors de l'operation d'evacuation des passagers par mesures de precaution, l'avion a ete achemine, en convoyage, vers Casablanca par l'equipage technique et commercial sans aucun passager a bord, ajoute la meme source.
If the boring question of health and safety comes in, surely the children will be safer in school than playing on toboggans or near icy roads.
It's open until 10pm, though the toboggans stop when it gets dark.
But the earliest toboggans weren't invented for entertainment.