Definition of skiing
: the art or sport of sliding and jumping on skis
Examples of skiing in a Sentence
Skiing is my favorite winter activity.
We are planning to go skiing tomorrow.
Recent Examples of skiing from the Web
Skiing is not the ideal sport to take up in your 40s.
Tobin Arthur, CEO for angelMD, says doctors have told him there could be applications for lacrosse, hockey, skiing and even the military, too.
Oregon health authorities issued an advisory on Friday, warning people not to swallow or inhale the water while swimming or taking part in other activities, like water skiing or boating.
This is also a hotspot for skiing, with Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain Ski Resorts and Nub’s Nob offering everything from easy, recreational runs to league racing for skiers and snowboarders.
Before long, thrill-seeking youths were scaling the rocky heights, armed with diaries and easels to record their impressions; and by the 1890s, the limber and intrepid had taken up a novelty sport called downhill skiing.
The 100-acre park became a major recreational center of the Birmingham area and offered such amusements as a Ferris wheel, shooting gallery, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing, golf, baseball, a steamboat, zoo and band concerts.
But there’s one group of skiers who weren’t happy about all the new snow — the alpine skiing competitors.
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First Known Use of skiing
SKIING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skiing for English Language Learners
: the activity or sport of gliding on skis
SKIING Defined for Kids
Definition of skiing for Students
: the art or sport of gliding and jumping on skis
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