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Definition of "sleigh" [sleigh]

  • A light vehicle mounted on runners and having one or more seats, usually drawn by a horse over snow or ice. (noun)
  • To ride in or drive a sleigh. (verb-intransitive)

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 "sleigh" in a sentence
  • "And why is that Christmas songs always use the word sleigh instead of sled?"
  • "Synopsis: A bunch of writers conjure the story of Satan Claus, monstrous legend of Christmas whose sleigh is pulled by eight black pigs with demonic eyes."
  • "Kincaid believed it was called a sleigh bed, and again, probably a reproduction."