Definition of steeplechasing in English:

steeplechasing

noun

See steeplechase

  • ‘The sport of steeplechasing was originated by hunting men who raced their hunters over natural country from ‘point to point’ or from one steeple to the next.’
  • ‘Amongst his rivals is the great enigma of Irish steeplechasing, Florida Pearl.’
  • ‘The return to steeplechasing of last year's Grand National hero Bindaree is the main talking point of the race.’
  • ‘Plans to tackle shooting, angling, horse racing, and steeplechasing are already in hand.’
  • ‘It was upon this rural tradition that centuries of steeplechasing, which was started by horsemen racing between church steeples in Ireland, from point-to-point indeed, has been constructed.’

Pronunciation

steeplechasing

/ˈstiːp(ə)ltʃeɪsɪŋ/