skat·​er | \ˈskā-tər \

Definition of skater 

1 : one that skates

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The couple join 14 other athletes who also stripped down for the annual issue, including figure skater Adam Rippon. Julie Mazziotta,, "Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird Become the First Same-Sex Couple Featured in ESPN's Body Issue," 25 June 2018 Soon after, the magazine hired the freelance writer Brian Moylan to do a short piece on the celebrity figure skater Adam Rippon. Jacob Bernstein, New York Times, "The Great Interview Magazine Caper," 16 June 2018 Dancing With the Stars crowned new winners on Monday, with Olympic ice skater Adam Rippon and dancing partner Jenna Johnson taking the Mirrorball trophy. Patrick Crowley, Billboard, "Adam Rippon Talks 'Dancing With the Stars' Win, Meeting Tonya Harding & Who He's Rooting For on 'Drag Race'," 23 May 2018 The following episodes will feature Olympic skater Adam Rippon, YouTuber Lily Singh, the model Ashley Graham, and Westworld's Leonardo Nam. Rebecca Farley,, "Reese Witherspoon Is A Mom Whisperer In Her New Heartwarming Series," 10 May 2018 But missing were several of the games' biggest names, including figure skater Adam Rippon, a champion of gay rights. Houston Chronicle, "Trump welcomes US Olympic athletes to the White House," 27 Apr. 2018 Snowboarder Chloe Kim, ski racer Lindsey Vonn, and figure skater Adam Rippon, among others, were noticeably absent. CBS News, "Trump greets U.S. Olympian, Paralympian athletes, with some big names noticeably absent," 27 Apr. 2018 Ever since stealing hearts and nabbing medals at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, figure skater Adam Rippon has turned his sharp edges to showing off his wit and humor. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Adam Rippon's Deeply Emotional Reaction to Cher's Praise Is a Thing of Beauty," 25 Apr. 2018 Pro partner: Lindsay Arnold Athlete: Adam Rippon, figure skater who helped the U.S. team win a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Kristi Turnquist,, "Tonya Harding, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar among 'Dancing With the Stars: Athletes' cast," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of skater

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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