après-ski

noun

often attributive
: social activity (as at a ski lodge) after a day's skiing

Examples of après-ski in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Colorado's winter resorts conjure images of world-class sports facilities, chic apres-ski amenities, and bustling main streets, but home prices can reach in the millions. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 22 Nov. 2023 At the same time, though, some older visitors want challenging terrain and lively apres-ski. Roger Sands, Travel + Leisure, 27 Sep. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

French après after + ski ski, skiing

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of après-ski was in 1951

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Cite this Entry

“Après-ski.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apr%C3%A8s-ski. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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