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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sledding mean? 

  The noun SLEDDING has 2 senses:

1. the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
2. advancing toward a goal

  Familiarity information: SLEDDING used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1sledding [BACK TO TOP]


The sport of riding on a sled or sleigh

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("sledding" is a kind of...):

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sledding"):

tobogganing (riding on a long light sled with low handrails)

bobsledding (riding on a bobsled)

Sense 2sledding [BACK TO TOP]


Advancing toward a goal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


sledding; going

Context examples:

persuading him was easy going / the proposal faces tough sledding

Hypernyms ("sledding" is a kind of...):

accomplishment; achievement (the action of accomplishing something)

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