water ski

noun

Definition of water ski

: a ski used in planing over water while being towed by a speedboat

water-ski

play \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌskē, ˈwä-\ intransitive verb

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First Known Use of water ski

1927


WATER SKI Defined for English Language Learners

water ski

noun

Definition of water ski for English Language Learners

  • : a ski that is used in water-skiing


WATER SKI Defined for Kids

water-ski

verb wa·ter-ski \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌskē , ˈwä- \

Definition of water-ski for Students

water-skied; water-skiing
: to ski on water while being pulled by a speedboat

water ski

noun

Definition of water ski for Students

plural water skis
: a ski used in water-skiing

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