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1. The act or sport of moving or racing in a zigzag course, as in skiing or kayaking.
2. A race that follows a zigzag course, laid out with markers such as flags.
intr.v. sla·lomed, sla·lom·ing, sla·loms
1. To move or race in a slalom.
2. To water-ski using a single ski designed so the feet are secured one behind the other.

[Norwegian slalåm : slad, sloping + låm, path.]

sla′lom·er, sla′lom·ist n.
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(ˈslɑːləmə) or


(General Sporting Terms) a person who slaloms
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