Meaning of steeplechase
Pronunciation: (stē'pul-chās"), [key]
— n., v., -chased, -chasing.
- a horse race over a turf course furnished with artificial ditches, hedges, and other obstacles over which the horses must jump.
- a point-to-point race.
- a foot race run on a cross-country course or over a course having obstacles, as ditches, hurdles, or the like, which the runners must clear.
- to ride or run in a steeplechase.
- steeplechase (Thesaurus)