skat·​er | \ ˈskā-tər \

Definition of skater

1 : one that skates

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Spoiler alert: Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon and his pro partner Jenna Johnson won Dancing With the Stars: Athletes last night, capping off a string of high-scoring performances that cemented their status as season-long frontrunners. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "The "Dancing With the Stars" Finale Made Fans Livid," 22 May 2018 The 90-minute show also will include stunts involving skaters and scooters. Jay Jones,, "Travis Pastrana-style daredevil show will make Bally's its new home," 10 July 2018 Outside, performances by skaters and BMX riders injected some unexpected action into the pop-ups. The Cut, "Why “Tiffany Blue” Was All Over Instagram This Month," 18 May 2018 Tonya Harding, Olympic figure skater and lightning rod for controversy, survived a second week of this spring’s athletes edition of Dancing with the Stars on Monday night on ABC. Thomas O'toole, USA TODAY, "Tonya Harding rolls on but Adam Rippon, Mirai Nagasu still rule 'Dancing with the Stars'," 7 May 2018 There are joggers and lovers, political rallies and marathons, skaters and drug dealers, homeless people and wealthy donors who try to figure out their role in preserving one of the city’s most vital public institutions. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "5 movies that explain why documentarian Frederick Wiseman is a living legend," 3 May 2018 In this expedited set-up, the standouts on Monday’s premiere were three figure skaters and the lone NFL star. Hal Boedeker,, "'Dancing With the Stars': Adam Rippon, Josh Norman dazzle," 1 May 2018 Performances Nutcracker on Ice SAT Kent Valley Figure Skating Club performance by amateur skaters of all ages, 7 p.m. Saturday, Kent Valley Ice Centre, 6016 S. 240th St., Kent; $4-$8 ( Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Community calendar: Swedish pancake breakfast, Puyallup Home & Garden Show, ice-skating," 2 Jan. 2019 The sweatshirts, which are priced at $80 each, became available online at the end of November and will hit stores in Japan this week; Oleynik has tapped skater Spencer Hamilton to be the face of the collaboration. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "This New York City Skate Brand Thinks Magazines Are Here to Stay," 14 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of skater

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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