Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A usually short, narrow board having a set of four wheels mounted under it, ridden in a standing or crouching position and often used to perform stunts.
  • intransitive verb To ride or perform stunts on a skateboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A narrow, wooden or plastic platform mounted on pairs of wheels, on which one stands and propels oneself by pushing along the ground with one foot.
  • verb intransitive To use a skateboard for amusement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot

Etymologies

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skate +‎ board

Examples

  • I personally hate pigeons but would draw the line at such a brutal killing regardless, beating anything to death with a skateboard is clearly anti social and wrong. (and I am a country girl too) on November 13, 2009 at 9: 10 am kKop

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  • I loved Snowcrash and Jeff found it rubbish (the 'mob guy beating the bad guy with a skateboard' is a hilarious line Jeff!)

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  • Once upon a time, I saw a bootlegged video of someone on a crazy contraption called a skateboard doing jumps and spins on a thing called a half-pipe while loud music blared and flash bulbs ignited.

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  • Lodged between the front and back wheels of the skateboard was a big rock, I guess to give it weight.

    Getting Air

  • Lodged between the front and back wheels of the skateboard was a big rock, I guess to give it weight.

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  • Lodged between the front and back wheels of the skateboard was a big rock, I guess to give it weight.

    Getting Air

  • Aye, they are great although I'm told that the one with the skateboard is a painting.

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  • Apparently, and I have only anecdotal evidence for this point, the Smurf riding the skateboard is the Smurf you want attached to you in romantic evening moments.

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  • "Just keeping Aaron Cruden off his skateboard has been the major thing," said All Blacks coach Graham Henry.

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  • "Just keeping Aaron Cruden off his skateboard has been the major thing," said All Blacks coach Graham Henry.

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