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English definition of “luge”


noun     /luːʒ/
[C] a sledge used for racing on ice. The person using it lies on their back with their feet pointing forward.Other winter sports the luge [S] the sport or event of using a luge to race down a track made of iceOther winter sports
(Definition of luge noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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