ski boot


Definition of ski boot

: a rigid padded shoe that extends just above the ankle, is secured to the foot, and is locked into position in a ski binding

Examples of ski boot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think less Givenchy and more fight songs, shot skis, and floors so sticky with evaporated beer that a ski boot could get stuck on them. Todd Plummer, Condé Nast Traveler, "An International Guide to the World of Aprés-Ski," 9 Jan. 2020 Frame Versus Tech Bindings Frame bindings closely resemble resort bindings and can be used with regular alpine ski boots as long as the boots have a walk mode. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, "Everything You Need to Know About Ski-Touring Bindings," 18 Mar. 2020 Levinthal founded the now-international brand LINE Skis in 1995, worked as the former CEO of Full Tilt ski boots, and currently runs cult-favorite J Skis in Burlington, Vermont. Fox News, "Coronavirus Mountain Division: Ski, snowboard companies help flatten curve," 3 Apr. 2020 The person, who was wearing ski boots, was found at Illumination Saddle. oregonlive, "Crews working to rescue fallen person on Mt. Hood," 25 Feb. 2020 While ski boots do make cowardly escapes difficult, don't buy into Pete's argument from the theater seats. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Can your marriage survive a date night seeing the comedy 'Downhill'? Will Ferrell has advice," 13 Feb. 2020 Specific traits: Their wardrobes consist of blue jeans tucked into ski boots, orange hunting jackets and Dallas Cowboys jerseys. R. Scott Rappold, The Know, "Ten people you’ll meet on a Colorado chairlift," 19 Dec. 2019 The clip-clip-clip sound of skating along, comfortable in my skate ski boots while gliding, is meditative and addictive. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska’s changing winters means the need for a bigger toy box," 28 Dec. 2019 Specific traits: Capable of walking in ski boots carrying three sets of skis, two snowboards and a bag of snacks. R. Scott Rappold, The Know, "Ten people you’ll meet on a Colorado chairlift," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of ski boot

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ski boot was in 1907

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14 Jun 2020

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“Ski boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ski boot

: a boot or shoe made to be fastened to skis

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