[skeyt-bawr-ding, -bohr-] /ˈskeɪtˌbɔr dɪŋ, -ˌboʊr-/
the sport of riding a skateboard.
a device for riding upon, usually while standing, consisting of a short, oblong piece of wood, plastic, or aluminum mounted on large roller-skate wheels, used on smooth surfaces and requiring better balance of the rider than the ordinary roller skate does.
verb (used without object)
to ride a skateboard.
a narrow board mounted on roller-skate wheels, usually ridden while standing up
(intransitive) to ride on a skateboard
noun 1. a scooterlike vehicle built of boxes, boards, or the like, and mounted on skate wheels.
- Skate over
verb (intransitive, preposition) 1. to cross on or as if on skates 2. to avoid dealing with (a matter) fully Treat superficially or hurriedly, avoid mentioning, as in He concentrated on the main points of the contract and skated over the details. This idiom transfers the gliding motion of skating to dealing with something in […]
noun 1. a building or enclosure for skateboarding
noun 1. a person who skates. 2. water strider. noun 1. a person who skates 2. same as skateboarder See skateboarder 3. (Brit, informal) a young person who typically wears baggy clothes and spends a lot of time skateboarding 4. See pond-skater