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 One person appeared to be wearing a single ski boot. Douglas Preston, The New Yorker, 10 May 2021 However, a cross-country ski boot needs to have some flexibility to keep the skier moving in an efficient manner. Kyle Schurman,, 26 Feb. 2021 The next winter, Gow shoved what remained of his left foot into a ski boot and taught himself to ski on a prosthetic. Cassidy Randall, Time, 27 Dec. 2020 Molly Goddard collaborated with Ugg on her shaggy slip-ons; at Louis Vuitton Nicolas Ghesquière turned a quilted ski boot into a fashion statement, and at Balenciaga Demna Gvasalia added kitten heels to logo slipper slides. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 15 Oct. 2020 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, 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, 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, 3 Apr. 2020 The person, who was wearing ski boots, was found at Illumination Saddle. oregonlive, 25 Feb. 2020

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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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English Language Learners Definition of ski boot

: a boot or shoe made to be fastened to skis


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