après-ski

noun, often attributive
\ ˌä-ˌprā-ˈskē How to pronounce après-ski (audio) , ˌa-\

Definition of après-ski

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

First Known Use of après-ski

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for après-ski

French après after + ski ski, skiing

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après-ski

noun

English Language Learners Definition of après-ski

: social activities after a day of skiing

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