Bobsleigh vs. Tobogganing

Bobsleigh vs. Tobogganing — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bobsleigh and Tobogganing

Bobsleighnoun

(obsolete) A sleigh for saw logs or heavy timber resting on two pairs of two short runners

Tobogganingnoun

A long, narrow, runnerless sled constructed of thin boards curled upward at the front end.

Bobsleighnoun

(UK) A winter sport in which teams make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked purpose-built iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.

Tobogganingverb

To coast, ride, or travel on a toboggan.

Bobsleighnoun

(UK) The sled used in the sport of bobsleigh

Tobogganingverb

(Slang) To decline or fall rapidly

His good fortune has tobogganed.

Bobsleighverb

To ride a bobsleigh.

Tobogganingnoun

The use of toboggans, historically for transport, but now usually for pleasure or for organised sport.

Bobsleighnoun

formerly two short sleds coupled together

Tobogganingnoun

riding on a long light sled with low handrails

Bobsleighnoun

a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism