ice-skate

verb
\ ˈī(s)-ˌskāt How to pronounce ice-skate (audio) \
ice-skated; ice-skating; ice-skates

Definition of ice-skate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to skate on ice

ice skate

noun

Definition of ice skate (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shoe with a metal runner attached for ice-skating

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Other Words from ice-skate

Verb

ice-skater \ ˈī(s)-​ˌskā-​tər How to pronounce ice skate (audio) \ noun

Examples of ice-skate in a Sentence

Noun a pair of ice skates
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the early 1900s, Chicagoans used the pond to ice skate. Madeline Buckley, chicagotribune.com, "Lincoln Park’s North Pond is drying up and in ‘dire need’ of restoration," 29 Nov. 2020 SeaWorld Orlando’s holiday plans for 2020 includes a new Christmas-carol show, celebrations for Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and theme-park visitors being able to ice skate at Bayside Stadium. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "SeaWorld sets Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa festivities, adds ice skating for visitors," 6 Nov. 2020 Andrea Romano is a freelance writer in NYC and does not know how to ice skate, but does know how to shop. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "NYC's Winter Village in Bryant Park Is Officially Opening on Oct. 30," 23 Oct. 2020 Some of the more personal décor, however, includes an old ice skate and framed figure skating certificates. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "More than 2,000 books and local art make this Prospect townhouse an eclectic dream," 21 Aug. 2020 Riedell Skates Dart Ombré Quad Roller Speed Skate Loved by pros and beginners alike, Riedell is known for its quality roller and ice skates. Taylyn Washington-harmon, Health.com, "Is Roller Skating a Good Workout? 5 Top-Rated Roller Skates to Help You Feel the Burn," 29 May 2020 The new game pieces will take the form of items regularly found in their signature programming, including a dog, a pair of ice skates, an ice cream cone, a watering can, an engagement ring and a Christmas tree. Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, "A Hallmark Channel Edition of Monopoly Exists — and It's as Perfectly Sappy as You'd Hope," 24 Oct. 2019 For starters, each participant receives a full set of professional-grade hockey equipment, minus ice skates, and 10 weeks of lessons with Brad Perry, a former hockey player and longtime instructor. Richard Morin, azcentral, "The Arizona Coyotes taught a reporter how to play hockey, and they can teach you, too," 2 Mar. 2020 The video is complete with ice skating Santas and Carey in her own version of a Santa suit. Chloe Melas, CNN, "Mariah Carey unveils new 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' music video," 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of ice-skate

Verb

1914, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice-skate was in 1786

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“Ice-skate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ice-skate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for ice-skate

ice-skate

verb
How to pronounce ice skate (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of ice-skate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to skate on ice

ice skate

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ice skate (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shoe with a special blade on the bottom that is used for skating on ice

ice-skate

verb
\ ˈīs-ˌskāt \
ice-skated; ice-skating

Kids Definition of ice-skate

: to skate on ice

Other Words from ice-skate

ice skater noun

ice skate

noun

Kids Definition of ice skate

: a shoe with a special blade on the bottom that is used for skating on ice

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