Definition of sleigh noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sleɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//sleɪ//
Winter sports, Snow and ice
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a sledge (= a vehicle that slides over snow), especially one pulled by horses a sleigh ride More Like This Silent letters gnarled, gnash, gnat, gnaw, gnome haute cuisine, heir, (NAmE herb), honour, hors d’oeuvre, hour knack, knee, kneel, knife, knight, knit, knob, knock, knot, know, knuckle psalm, psephology, psychic, ptarmigan, pterodactyl, psychology wrangle, wrap, wreath, wreck, wrench, wrestle, wriggle, wring, write, wrong bomb, climb, crumb, doubt, lamb, limb ascent, fascinate, muscle, scene, scissors height, right, sleigh, weight align, campaign, design, foreign, malign, reign, unfeigned balmy, calm, calf, half, yolk autumn, column, condemn, damn, hymn, solemn bristle, fasten, listen, mortgage, soften, thistle, wrestle biscuit, build, circuit, disguise, guilty, league, rogue, vague yacht answer, sword, twoSee worksheet. See related entries: Winter sports, Snow and ice Word Originearly 17th cent. (originally a North American usage): from Dutch slee; related to sled.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sleigh