Definition of


  1. (noun, event) a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  2. (verb, motion) race on skis around obstacles

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Alternate forms of Slalom

Derivations: slalom

Hypernyms: ski, ski race, skiing race

Origin of the word Slalom

  1. 1921, from Norw. slalam "skiing race," lit. "sloping track," from sla "slope" + lam "track" (related to Norw. laan "a row of houses;" cf. lane). more

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