skat·​er | \ ˈskā-tər How to pronounce skater (audio) \

Definition of skater

1 : one that skates

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The three pathways: Bobby Brink might go in the 1st round as he’s ranked 19th among NA skaters, and the Winterhawks have his rights. Dylan Bumbarger,, "2019 NHL Draft thread," 20 June 2019 After factoring in European skaters and European and North American forwards, Foote is projected to be a second- or third-round pick. Mike Chambers, The Denver Post, "Avalanche legend Adam Foote’s second son, Nolan, might be another NHL first-round draft pick," 11 June 2019 From a boy next door to a tattoo covered, long-haired skater, and everything in between, Justin has experimented a lot with his style. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Does Justin Bieber’s Birth Chart Prove He and Selena Gomez Were Doomed From the Start?," 10 Apr. 2019 The wall's steep slope seems better suited for an X-Games skater than a woman on foot. Scottie Andrew And Brian Ries, CNN, "A 42-year-old woman became the first mother to conquer 'American Ninja Warrior' course," 26 June 2019 Nearly 20 skaters lobbied for the skate park expansion during Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Nelvin C. Cepeda, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Imperial Beach sets aside funding for long-awaited skate park expansion," 11 June 2019 Beyond being a symbol of athletic achievement, pro model merchandise offers female skaters an important opportunity to monetize their success. Mackenzie Wagoner, Vogue, "Skateboarder Alexis Sablone Makes History With Her First Sneaker," 30 May 2019 Bikers and joggers and skaters of all description streamed by us on the trail. Robert Kunzig, National Geographic, "These five cities are taking bold steps to rein in sprawl," 14 Mar. 2019 Skate or watch the skaters carving and grinding at Vans Skateparkin neighboring Orange for some free jaw-dropping entertainment. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019

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1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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