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 Luka Klasinc, a Slovenian figure skater, competed in the men's singles event at the 1992 Winter Olympics. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 8 June 2021 This sleeveless skater dress from Wild Fable has a sweetheart neckline with ruffle trim and a bow-tie accent and ruched front with a summery strawberry print. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 3 June 2021 Still, Wettstein is more competitive with herself than with any other skater. Michelle Bruton, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Just look at Instagram skater Sebeey Chi for inspiration. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 May 2021 The campaign's messaging will be launched on social media, featuring Asian American celebrities such as actor Daniel Dae Kim, tennis star Naomi Osaka and Olympian skater Michelle Kwan. Zoe Christen Jones, CBS News, 6 May 2021 Brendan Murphy, the parent of Aidan Murphy, 11, a Bluehawks player and Northbrook club speed skater, said there is a lot of homegrown talent in town. Karie Angell Luc,, 3 May 2021 Olympic gold medal figure skater Sarah Hughes is 36., 2 May 2021 Several years ago, when Shohei Ohtani was playing in his home country, he was honored at an award show alongside Olympic gold medalist figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of skater

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Jun 2021

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“Skater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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