from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of sled.
  • n. The act of sliding downhill on a sled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of transporting or riding on a sled.
  • n. The state of the snow which admits of the running of sleds.

from The 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.

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

  • n. advancing toward a goal
  • n. the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh


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