A person parasailing.
parasail definition by Webster's New World
a kind of parachute worn for a sport () in which a person is pulled by a motorboat, automotive vehicle, etc. fast enough to glide high above the water or ground
Origin: para(chute) plush sail(ing)
to engage in such a sport
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- parasailor noun
parasail definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A special parachute with winglike extensions that lifts a rider in its harness up and through the air when towed by an automobile or motorboat.intransitive verb par·a·sailed, par·a·sail·ing, par·a·sails
To be pulled into the air while harnessed to such a parachute.
Origin: para(chute) + sail.
- parˈa·sailˌer noun