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New words – 7 July 2014

July 7, 2014

acro-yoga

acro-yoga noun a combination of acrobatics and yoga

Local yoga instructors are seeing a growth in interest in acro-yoga, a partner-based form of yoga that incorporates acrobatic aspects with typical yoga poses.

[www.nooga.com 28 January 2014]

 

 

 

 

 

slopestyle noun a new winter sports event in which the object is to perform a variety of tricks while jumping as high as possible on a snowboard

‘Wow! I just won the Olympics’: American Sage Kotsenburg wins first Sochi gold medal in Men’s Slopestyle with ‘Holy Crail’ move.

[www.dailymail.co.uk 08 January 2014]

fridge kid noun informal a young British winter Olympic hopeful who trains in a snow dome as opposed to a mountain

Winter Olympics 2014: ‘Fridge Kids’ aim to scale new peaks for British team

[www.independent.co.uk 09 February 2014]

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  1. […] Source: dictionaryblog.cambridge.org […]



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