Knuckledragger Definition

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If you are wondering “What is the definition of Knuckledragger?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Knuckledragger as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Knuckledragger when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Knuckledragger, please read on.

What does Knuckledragger mean in ski/snowboard slang

Knuckledragger is a derogatory term for a snowboarder often used by skiers. They are called this because their hands hang to their side and appear like a less sophisticated mammal like an ape of some kind of neanderthal.


“A pack of knuckledraggers cut me off on that run.”


Similar terms: Two-planker, Democrat sticks


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Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.