skateboard etymology

English word skateboard comes from English board, English skate

Detailed word origin of skateboard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
board English (eng) (basketball, informal) A rebound. (intransitive) To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation. (transitive) To provide someone with meals and lodging, usually in exchange for money.. (transitive) To receive meals and lodging in exchange for money.. (transitive) To step or climb onto or otherwise enter a ship, aircraft, train or other conveyance.. (transitive) To write [...]
skate English (eng) A runner or blade, usually of steel, with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for gliding on ice.. The act of roller skating or ice skating. The act of skateboarding. Abbreviated form of ice skate or roller skate (skiing) To use the skating technique.. To move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.. To skateboard A fish of the family [...]
skateboard English (eng) A narrow, wooden or plastic platform mounted on pairs of wheels, on which one stands and propels oneself by pushing along the ground with one foot. (intransitive) To use a skateboard.

Words with the same origin as skateboard

Descendants of board
dash spat