ski boot

noun

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

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Thus, each home features floor-to-ceiling Fleetwood pocket windows that slide open to connect interiors to exterior patios, and mudroom lockers big enough to hold ski boots, skis, skates, and tennis racquets. Kate Betts, ELLE Decor, "A Tour of the Impeccably-Designed Silo Ridge Private Club," 14 Oct. 2018 Indeed, despite their resemblance to ski boots, snowskates function and feel more like ice skates. Zachary Lewis, cleveland.com, "Sled Dogs Snowskates combine ease of ice skating with thrill of downhill skiing: Stretching Out," 23 Jan. 2018 The robust Grilamid frame (the same type of plastic used in ski boots) is accented with rubber on the nose and tips to keep the glasses firmly on my face as the sweat starts to drip. Ben Fox, Outside Online, "Our Favorite Sunglasses for Every Activity," 20 Apr. 2018 Don't forget about this semi-scary robot on Disney's Carousel of Progress ride, which features an audio-animatronic Swiftie lookalike stroking a ski boot. Elisa, Seventeen, "9 Random Humans Who Look Exactly Like Taylor Swift," 5 May 2015 In addition to physical fitness, skinning requires special ski boots and bindings that free the heel to march up a mountain. Elaine Glusac, idahostatesman, "For skiers who skin, it’s uphill all the way, then back down on skis | Idaho Statesman," 17 Jan. 2018 In addition to physical fitness, skinning requires special ski boots and bindings that free the heel to march up a mountain. Elaine Glusac, idahostatesman, "For skiers who skin, it’s uphill all the way, then back down on skis | Idaho Statesman," 17 Jan. 2018 Lindsey Vonn traded her ski boots for high heels at the Oscars. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Lindsey Vonn Thinks the Oscars Are Scarier Than the Olympics: 'I'm Out of My Comfort Zone!'," 4 Mar. 2018 Diggins, fists in the air, scooted her ski boot over the finish line just 0.19 seconds ahead of Sweden’s Stina Nilsson. The Si Staff, SI.com, "The Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments From Every Sport at the 2018 Olympic Games," 24 Feb. 2018

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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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ski boot

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ski boot

: a boot or shoe made to be fastened to skis

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