skat·​er ˈskā-tər How to pronounce skater (audio)
: one that skates

Examples of skater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The process is often compared to a spinning ice skater. Laura Paddison, CNN, 15 July 2024 There, the Olympic cauldron was lit by the skater Kenneth Charles Henry. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 15 July 2024 But there also are roller derby skaters, Vietnamese pageant contestants, samba and folklorico dancers, Sikhs handing out bottles of water to the crowds and a kids bike brigade — and that’s just a small slice. Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, 2 July 2024 Skylar Allen, a 28-year-old from Minneapolis, Minnesota, began running in college, after years as a figure skater pushed her toward body dysmorphia and an eating disorder. Greg Marshall, Outside Online, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for skater 

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Word History

First Known Use

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of skater was in 1700

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“Skater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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