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ski

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noun \ˈskē, British sometimes ˈshē\

Simple Definition of ski

  • : one of a pair of long narrow pieces of wood, metal, or plastic that curve upward slightly in front, are attached to shoes, and are used for gliding over snow

Full Definition of ski

plural skis also ski

  1. 1a :  one of a pair of narrow strips of wood, metal, or plastic curving upward in front that are used especially for gliding over snowb :  water ski

  2. 2 :  a piece of material that resembles a ski and is used as a runner on a vehicle

Origin of ski

Norwegian, from Old Norse skīth stick of wood, ski; akin to Old English scīd board, scēadan to divide — more at shed


First Known Use: 1755

Rhymes with ski

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


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ski

verb

Simple Definition of ski

  • : to move or glide on skis over snow or water

Full Definition of ski

skied play \ˈskēd, ˈshēd\ ski·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to glide on skis in travel or as a sport

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to travel or pass over on skis

ski·able play \ˈskē-ə-bəl\ adjective
ski·er noun

Examples of ski

  1. I have skied that mountain before.



Circa 1890

First Known Use of ski

circa 1890



SKI Defined for Kids

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ski

play
noun \ˈskē\

Definition of ski

plural skis

  1. :  one of a pair of narrow strips fastened one on each foot and used in gliding over snow or water




2

ski

play
verb

Definition of ski

skiedski·ing

  1. :  to glide on skis

ski·er noun




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