A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (smooth sloping ramp)
a. slide (at the park or the pool)
De niña me pasaba horas subiendo y bajando por el tobogán en el parque.I used to spend hours going up and down the slide in the park as a kid.
b. chute (at the pool)
Los toboganes de la piscina eran largos y muy empinados.The swimming pool chutes were really long and steep.
c. flume (at the pool)
Juan y yo nos tiramos por el tobogán y caímos juntos al agua.Juan and I threw ourselves down the flume together and fell into the water.
2. (type of sleigh)
a. toboggan
En invierno me encanta tirarme por colinas nevadas en mi tobogán.I love to slide down snowy hills on my toboggan in the winter.
b. sled
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los niños se tiraron por una pendiente nevada en su tobogán.The children went down a snowy slope on their sled.
c. sledge (United Kingdom)
En los países nórdicos regalar un tobogán es bastante habitual.In Nordic countries giving a sledge as a gift is quite common.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rampa)
a. slide
2. (en parque de atracciones)
a. helter-skelter
3. (en piscina)
a. chute, flume
4. (trineo)
a. toboggan
5. (pista)
a. toboggan run
1 (en parque) slide; (en piscina) chute; slide
tobogán acuático water slide
2 (para nieve) toboggan; sledge; sled; (EEUU)
3 [de feria] switchback
tobogán gigante roller coaster
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