skater

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

Definition of skater

1 : one that skates

Examples of skater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heiskanen, then anywhere from nine years old to 13, has blossomed into the Stars' best skater during their run to the Stanley Cup Final against Tampa Bay, which is now tied at 1 entering Wednesday night’s Game 3. Matthew Defranks, Dallas News, "How did Miro Heiskanen become a Conn Smythe candidate for the Stars? We asked his coaches in Finland," 22 Sep. 2020 Away from football, his school locker was located next to the woman who Charlie Jr., would eventually marry, Jennifer, a former figure skater who knew almost nothing about football at the time. Eric Hansen, The Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame football: Charlie Weis Jr. returns as the opponent's offensive coordinator," 17 Sep. 2020 Technically a skate sneaker, the Catiba Pro isn’t only meant for skating — but that fact that it was made with a skater’s high-impact, active lifestyle in mind is exactly why it’s such an appealing everyday trainer. Eva Thomas, PEOPLE.com, "The Brand Behind the Cult-Favorite Vegan Shoe That’s Always Sold Out Just Dropped an Unbreakable New Sneaker," 16 Sep. 2020 Even the 14 other celebrity dancers – ranging from Olympic skater Johnny Weir to actress Anne Heche to Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean – are keeping their eyes on the big cat lover Baskin, 59. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "'Dancing with the Stars': Carole Baskin bringing the 'Tiger King' freak show is tonight's must-see reality TV," 14 Sep. 2020 But two-time Olympic skater and LGBTQ activist Johnny Weir might glide in with some more ease, considering fellow former skaters Adam Rippon, Meryl Davis, Apolo Anton Ohno and Kristi Yamaguchi have won the show in years past. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Who Do You Want to Win 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 29? Vote!," 2 Sep. 2020 Same case for Weir, a figure skater known for his fabulous, over-the-top style and routines. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "9 Thoughts I Have About the New Dancing With the Stars Cast," 2 Sep. 2020 Olivia Yang, 16, a professional figure skater, was awarded for her volunteer and research work with the Stalk Institute. San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego teens honored for achievements, activism and overcoming adversity," 28 Aug. 2020 Olympic gold medal figure skater Robin Cousins is 63. BostonGlobe.com, "This day in history," 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of skater

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Skater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skater. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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