kick turn

noun

: a standing half turn in skiing made by swinging one ski high with a jerk and planting it in the desired direction and then lifting the other ski into a parallel position

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kick turn was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Kick turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick%20turn. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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