waterskiing

noun

wa·​ter·​ski·​ing ˈwȯ-tər-ˌskē-iŋ How to pronounce waterskiing (audio)
ˈwä-
: the sport of planing and jumping on water skis

Examples of waterskiing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2023, Cruz and Harper joined their parents on a Canadian lake vacation in Muskoka, where Victoria showed off her impressive waterskiing skills. Mackenzie Schmidt, Peoplemag, 2 July 2024 Freshwater diversions such as fishing, swimming, kayaking, and sailing have been offered here for generations, with contemporary additions like waterskiing and wakeboarding added for good measure. Allison Tibaldi, USA TODAY, 25 June 2024 Give them an Oscar March 15, 2024 Both women were encouraged by their fathers to take up sports such as waterskiing and dirt-biking and learn how to maneuver various types of vehicles from a young age. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 10 Apr. 2024 Its waters are primed for fishing, swimming, and waterskiing, and its sandy shores are ideal for relaxing and birding. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 22 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for waterskiing 

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waterskiing was in 1914

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“Waterskiing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterskiing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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