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skiing

noun

Simple Definition of skiing

  • : the activity or sport of gliding on skis

Full Definition of skiing

  1. :  the art or sport of sliding and jumping on skis

Examples of skiing

  1. Skiing is my favorite winter activity.

  2. We are planning to go skiing tomorrow.



1893

First Known Use of skiing

1893

Rhymes with skiing


SKIING Defined for Kids

skiing

noun ski·ing \ˈskē-iŋ\

Definition of skiing

  1. :  the art or sport of gliding and jumping on skis





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