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Definition of "sledge" [sledge]

  • A vehicle mounted on low runners drawn by work animals, such as horses or dogs, and used for transporting loads across ice, snow, and rough ground. (noun)
  • To convey or travel on a sledge. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sledge" in a sentence
  • "The fourth gold was in sledge hockey, in which the U.S. men beat Japan 2-0 in the final."
  • "The sawing heartbeat of a panther morphs into a subway train sledge-hammering, smashing the ground, until it screeches to a morse code halt."
  • ""Your sledge is waiting, Madame," announced the newcomer."