Meaning of “hang-glider” in the English Dictionary

"hang-glider" in British English

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hang-glidernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dər/ us /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dɚ/

(Definition of “hang-glider” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hang glider" in American English

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hang glidernoun [ C ]

us /ˈhæŋ ˌɡlɑɪdər/

an aircraft consisting of a light frame over which cloth or similar material is stretched, so that a person can jump off from a high place and ride the air currents

(Definition of “hang glider” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)