Pronunciation Noun

sled (plural sleds)

  1. A small, light vehicle with runners, used recreationally, mostly by children, for sliding down snow-covered hills. (A "sled" in this sense is not pulled by an animal as a "sleigh" is.)
    The child zoomed down the hill on his sled.
  2. (US) A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice. (contrast "sleigh", which is larger)
    "Mush!" he yelled at the dogs pulling the sled.
  3. (slang) A snowmobile.

sled (sleds, present participle sledding; past and past participle sledded)

  1. (intransitive) To ride a sled.
  2. (transitive) To convey on a sled.

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