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 This simple bag is wearable like a backpack and has adjustable shoulder straps and a spacious design that offers plenty of room for everything from your ski boots to snow pants. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 21 Jan. 2024 If your toes tend to get cold, check out socks or ski boots with warming systems, Walter says. Alisha McDarris, Popular Science, 27 Dec. 2023 Wide or bulky feet and ski boots can be a challenging match. Douglas Schnitzspahn, Travel + Leisure, 21 Dec. 2023 Your ski boots are one of the biggest variables in performance — and enjoyment — on the mountain. Maggie Slepian, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2023 There’s no need to clomp up and down stairs in ski your ski boots in the three-story stone and timber main house thanks to an elevator, and there’s no need to ever get into a chilly car in the freezing dead of winter thanks to the heated five-car garage. Mark David, Robb Report, 2 Dec. 2023 Stay comfortable on and off the slopes in these women’s ski boots. Maggie Slepian, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2023 The crew length is great to keep ankles warm too, and gives a bit of extra comfort inside ski boots. Amanda Ogle, Southern Living, 28 Nov. 2023 Thermal underwear for skiing, for example, tends to be cropped to calf-length so the garment doesn’t uncomfortably bunch up inside a ski boot. Todd Plummer, Robb Report, 25 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ski boot was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Ski boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

ski boot

: a boot or shoe used for skiing
especially : a heavy rigid boot that extends above the ankle
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