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Definitions of ski

ski (skiː Pronunciation for ski



Word forms:   plural skis, ski
    1. one of a pair of wood, metal, or plastic runners that are used for gliding over snow. Skis are commonly attached to shoes for sport, but may also be used as landing gear for aircraft, etc
    2. (as modifier)   ⇒ a ski boot
  1. a water-ski


Word forms:  skis,  skiing,  skied,  ski'd
  1. (intransitive) to travel on skis

Derived Forms

ˈskiable adjective
ˈskier noun
ˈskiing noun

Word Origin

C19: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skith snowshoes; related to Old English scīd piece of split wood

SKI (skiː) 



  1. (intransitive) (informal) to spend money extravagantly in one's old age

Derived Forms

SKIing noun
SKIer noun

Word Origin

C21: acronym for s( pending the) k( id's) i( nheritance)

Translations for 'ski'

  • British English: skiPronunciation for ski Skis are long, flat, narrow pieces of wood, metal, or plastic that are fastened to boots so that you can move easily over snow....a pair of skis.skiː NOUN
  • Arabic: مُزَحْلِقPronunciation for مُزَحْلِق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquíPronunciation for esquí
  • Chinese: 滑雪橇Pronunciation for 滑雪橇
  • Croatian: skijePronunciation for skije
  • Czech: lyžePronunciation for lyže
  • Danish: skiPronunciation for ski
  • Dutch: skiPronunciation for ski
  • European Spanish: esquíPronunciation for esquí
  • Finnish: suksiPronunciation for suksi
  • French: skiPronunciation for ski
  • German: SkiPronunciation for Ski Skier
  • Greek: σκιPronunciation for σκι
  • Italian: sciPronunciation for sci
  • Japanese: スキーPronunciation for スキー
  • Korean: 스키Pronunciation for 스키
  • Norwegian: skiPronunciation for ski
  • Polish: nartaPronunciation for narta
  • Portuguese: esquiPronunciation for esqui
  • Romanian: schi schiuri
  • Russian: лыжиPronunciation for лыжи
  • Spanish: esquíPronunciation for esquí
  • Swedish: skidaPronunciation for skida
  • Thai: แคร่เลื่อนยาวติดกับรองเท้าใช้เล่นหิมะPronunciation for แคร่เลื่อนยาวติดกับรองเท้าใช้เล่นหิมะ
  • Turkish: kayakPronunciation for kayak
  • Ukrainian: лижі
  • Vietnamese: ván trượt tuyếtPronunciation for ván trượt tuyết
  • British English: skiPronunciation for ski When people ski, they move over snow on skis.They love to ski.skiː VERB
  • Arabic: يَتَزَحْلَقُ عَلَى الثَّلْجِPronunciation for يَتَزَحْلَقُ عَلَى الثَّلْجِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquiarPronunciation for esquiar
  • Chinese: 滑雪Pronunciation for 滑雪
  • Croatian: skijatiPronunciation for skijati
  • Czech: lyžovatPronunciation for lyžovat
  • Danish: stå på skiPronunciation for stå på ski
  • Dutch: skiënPronunciation for skiën
  • European Spanish: esquiarPronunciation for esquiar
  • Finnish: hiihtääPronunciation for hiihtää
  • French: skierPronunciation for skier
  • German: skifahrenPronunciation for skifahren
  • Greek: κάνω σκιPronunciation for κάνω σκι
  • Italian: sciarePronunciation for sciare
  • Japanese: スキーをするPronunciation for スキーをする
  • Korean: 스키를 타다Pronunciation for 스키를 타다
  • Norwegian: gå på skiPronunciation for gå på ski
  • Polish: jeździć na nartachPronunciation for jeździć na nartach
  • Portuguese: esquiarPronunciation for esquiar
  • Romanian: a schia
  • Russian: кататься на лыжахPronunciation for кататься на лыжах
  • Spanish: esquiarPronunciation for esquiar
  • Swedish: åka skidorPronunciation for åka skidor
  • Thai: เคลื่อนไปบนสกีPronunciation for เคลื่อนไปบนสกี
  • Turkish: kaymakPronunciation for kaymak
  • Ukrainian: кататися на лижах
  • Vietnamese: trượt tuyếtPronunciation for trượt tuyết
  • British English: ski You use ski to refer to things that are concerned with skiing. ADJECTIVE...the ski resort on the other side of the mountain.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de esqui
  • Chinese: 滑雪用的
  • European Spanish: de ski
  • French: de ski
  • German: Ski-
  • Italian: sciistico sciistica
  • Japanese: スキーの
  • Korean: 스키의
  • Portuguese: de esqui
  • Spanish: de ski

Example Sentences Including 'ski'

The guy, otherwise suited out in a three-piece Armani, had actually worn a ski mask to hide his identity.
Terman, Douglas Cormorant
Huckmeyer turned up a while later with a brunette in ski clothes.
Wood, Ted Snowjob
Men and women, just hanging around in their expensive, warm coats, furs and big wool topcoats and colourful ski parkas.
Tapply, William G A Rodent of Doubt


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