luge definition by Webster's New World
- 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: French ; from dialect, dialectal (esp. in Savoy and Switzerland), probably ultimately ; from Gaulish
- luger noun
luge definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A racing sled for one or two people that is ridden with the rider or riders lying supine.
- A competition in which these sleds race against a clock.
Origin: French dialectal, from Medieval Latin sludia, perhaps of Celtic origin.
- luge verb
- lugˈer noun