Definition of "luge" []

  • A racing sled for one or two people that is ridden with the rider or riders lying supine. (noun)
  • A competition in which these sleds race against a clock. (noun)
  • A racing toboggan on which riders lie on their backs, descending feet first (noun)

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  • To ride on a luge (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "luge" in a sentence
  • "Olympics recap: The pecking order in luge is rarely broken, and Salt Lake City yielded few surprises."
  • "Whilst I think you're having a laugh (pretending, from your Piedmont fastness, to have forgotten your booze-fuelled past) a vodka luge is a large ice sculpture, the more elaborate the better."
  • "Officials have moved the start of the men's luge from the top of the track to curve 3, where women and skeleton racers were originally supposed to start."