- a riding or carrying on a sled
- the condition of the ground with reference to the use of sleds: often used fig.: the work was hard sledding
- The act of using a sled.
- Conditions conducive to the use of a sled.
- Informal A specific kind of progress toward a goal; the going: “The plan faces tough sledding in Congress, although it may still be instituted by a presidential decree” (Clifford Krauss).