American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of using a sled.
- n. Conditions conducive to the use of a sled.
- n. Informal A specific kind of progress toward a goal; the going: "The bill ... faces tough sledding in Congressional conference” ( New York Times).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The use of a sled; the act of riding or carrying on a sled.
- n. Opportunity to use a sled; state of a road which permits that use. Compare sleighing in like sense.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of transporting or riding on a sled.
- n. The state of the snow which admits of the running of sleds.
- n. advancing toward a goal
- n. the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
“All mornings are cold, Dubus seems to be saying, even if sledding is in the plans, and the best we can do is dress warmly for them.”
“On the U.S. Senate side, though, the sledding has been a bit tougher.”
“Programs, regardless of the season or their history, take a while to develop, and in the meantime, it's tough sledding, which is an apropos cliche for today.”
“But for some leading stocks trying to break out or clear follow-on buy points this month, the sledding has been a little rough.”
“Hot cocoa*, warm binkies and old videos were the order of the day ... after sledding, that is.”
“During last year's race, Daley was speaking to MLA Eric Robinson about the idea of sledding to Winnipeg.”
“You hear "sledding," you think it's a sled, but this was an extreme course on a contraption with serious banks.”
“Anyway, I told the kids and their friends that I would take them "sledding" (on hills of melted snow), but had to be home by 11am for the festivities.”
“Oh, that laughter ... something only a childhood delight such as sledding can provide.”
“Anyway, I told the kids and their friends that I would take them "sledding" on hills of melted snow, but had to be home by 11am for the festivities.”
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