skater

noun
skat·er | \ ˈskā-tər \

Definition of skater 

1 : one that skates

Examples of skater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The competition, put on and televised by ESPN, features professional skaters and BMX riders vying for spots in July's X Games, which will take place in Minneapolis. Sven Berg, idahostatesman, "The X Games are coming back to Boise. Here's how to get tickets. | Idaho Statesman," 17 May 2018 The Season 3 premiere of KING OF THE ROAD about Thrasher magazine’s annual scavenger hunt for pro-skaters follows at 9. New York Times, "What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘No Passport Required’ and ‘Drug Lords’," 10 July 2018 But O'Reilly is rated as C- skater on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List. Peter Dawson, star-telegram, "From Southlake to the NHL: A local hockey prospect hopes to make that a reality this week," 21 June 2018 Coach Gerard Gallant instilled a stress-free ethos that rolled four lines and allowed young skaters to work through mistakes. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "From Misfits to Magic, the Vegas Golden Knights Accomplish an Impossible Story," 8 June 2018 Twitter erupted after controversial cast member Tonya Harding, 47, went onto next week's finale instead of fan favorites figure skater Mirai Nagasu and luger Chris Mazdzer. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Tonya Harding Made It to the "Dancing With the Stars" Finale and Fans Are Livid," 15 May 2018 SW Ice at the Galleria Busy ice-skating rink in the heart of the Galleria with activities for skaters of all levels. Houston Chronicle, "Here's where to go roller or ice skating in Houston," 10 May 2018 According to Vox, a figure skater like Rippon needs 1,800 to 3,000 calories a day to perform at his peak, and cross-country skiers like Diggins need twice as much, anywhere from 4,000 to 7,000 calories. Sarah Rense, Esquire, "This Is All the Food the Olympians Are Eating in Pyeongchang," 15 Feb. 2018 We were raised high WASP, and the conversation glides along the surface of things like a figure skater. Elizabeth Greenwood, Longreads, "The Month of Giving Dangerously," 31 Jan. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'skater.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of skater

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about skater

Statistics for skater

Last Updated

21 Sep 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for skater

The first known use of skater was in 1700

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on skater

What made you want to look up skater? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!