toboggan Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"toboggan" in British English

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toboggannoun [C]

uk   /təˈbɒɡ.ən/  us   /-ˈbɑː.ɡən/
an ​object used for ​sliding over ​snow and ​ice which consists of a ​lowframe on which a ​person or ​peoplesit
toboggan
verb [I] uk   us   (US usually sled)
We could go tobogganing in the ​park.
(Definition of toboggan from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toboggannoun [C]

 us   /təˈbɑɡ·ən/
a ​piece of ​equipment used for ​sliding over ​snow and ​ice which consists of ​long, ​thinboardsfixed together that ​curve up at the ​front
(Definition of toboggan from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toboggan”
in Korean 터보건…
in Arabic زَلاقة…
in Malaysian tobogan…
in French luge…
in Russian санки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長雪橇,平底雪橇…
in Italian toboga…
in Turkish kıvrık burunlu kızak…
in Polish sanki, tobogan…
in Spanish tobogán…
in Vietnamese xe trượt băng…
in Portuguese tobogã…
in Thai เลื่อนหิมะ…
in German der Rodelschlitten…
in Catalan tobogan…
in Japanese トボガン(平底のそり)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长雪橇,平底雪橇…
in Indonesian kereta luncur…
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