- a small racing sled on which one or two riders lie face up with the feet forward
- the winter sport of racing on a luge
Origin of lugeFrench from dialect, dialectal (esp. in Savoy and Switzerland), probably ultimately from Gaulish
intransitive verbluged, luge′ing
to race with such a sled
- a. A sport in which a small open sled is ridden by one or two people lying face-up with the feet pointed downhill, usually over an ice-covered course in a timed competition.b. The sled used in this sport.
- a. The sport of street luge.b. The board used in street luge.
Origin of lugeFrench dialectal from Medieval Latin sludia perhaps of Celtic origin
(third-person singular simple present luges, present participle luging, simple past and past participle luged)
- To travel by luge