Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “paragliding”


noun [U] uk   /ˈpær.əˌɡlaɪ.dɪŋ/ us    /ˈper-/
the sport of jumping out of an aircraft with a special parachute that allows you to travel a long horizontal distance before you landAir sports
(Definition of paragliding from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of paragliding?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “paragliding”

Word of the Day


an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More