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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.
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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
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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.
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toboggan

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

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

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

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