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ski

play
noun \ˈskē, British sometimes ˈshē\

Definition of ski

plural

skis

also

ski

  1. 1a :  one of a pair of narrow strips of wood, metal, or plastic curving upward in front that are used especially for gliding over snowb :  water ski

  2. 2 :  a piece of material that resembles a ski and is used as a runner on a vehicle

Origin and Etymology of ski

Norwegian, from Old Norse skīth stick of wood, ski; akin to Old English scīd board, scēadan to divide — more at shed


First Known Use: 1755


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ski

verb

Definition of ski

skied

play \ˈskēd, ˈshēd\

skiing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to glide on skis in travel or as a sport

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to travel or pass over on skis

skiable

play \ˈskē-ə-bəl\ adjective

skier

noun

Examples of ski in a sentence

  1. I have skied that mountain before.

Circa 1890

First Known Use of ski

circa 1890



SKI Defined for English Language Learners

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ski

play
noun \ˈskē, British sometimes ˈshē\

Definition of ski for English Language Learners

  • : one of a pair of long narrow pieces of wood, metal, or plastic that curve upward slightly in front, are attached to shoes, and are used for gliding over snow


2

ski

verb

Definition of ski for English Language Learners

  • : to move or glide on skis over snow or water


SKI Defined for Kids

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ski

play
noun \ˈskē\

Definition of ski for Students

plural

skis

  1. :  one of a pair of narrow strips fastened one on each foot and used in gliding over snow or water


2

ski

play
verb

Definition of ski for Students

skied

skiing

  1. :  to glide on skis

skier

noun

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