down·​hill·​er | \ ˈdau̇n-ˌhi-lər How to pronounce downhiller (audio) \

Definition of downhiller

: a downhill skier

Examples of downhiller in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With American downhiller Breezy Johnson also dealing with injuries after also crashing twice in two weeks, the status of the top two downhillers for the Olympics is in question. Andrew Dampf,, 23 Jan. 2022 For the mindful downhiller, this style zips up to your goggles and is made from a waterproof material devoid of harsh chemicals. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, 11 Dec. 2020 Indeed, ski school is not just for 4-year-olds barreling down a bunny slope in a wedge or for Type-A downhillers. Elisabeth Vincentelli, WSJ, 6 Feb. 2020 However, for decades the world’s best downhillers wore sweaters of pure wool—a material with its own high-performance qualities, despite your average sheep’s ineptitude at sports. Todd Plummer, WSJ, 4 Feb. 2020 Switzerland’s best downhiller showed his mastery of the Alpine nation’s most storied event to win the Lauberhorn race for a third time, matching the record of Austrian great Franz Klammer and delighting his home fans in a 32,000 crowd . ., 18 Jan. 2020 The Americans are not the only downhillers with babies or children. USA TODAY, 22 Jan. 2018 Rossi added a slippery 15-foot downhiller for par on the ridiculously short par-5 9th. Paul Daugherty,, 25 June 2018 Often that discipline is a battle between good downhillers fighting to ski slalom and good slalom racers trying to survive the harrowing downhill. Tim Layden,, 22 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of downhiller

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Downhiller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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