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Definitions of ski

ski (skiː



Word forms:   plural skis or 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 or ,  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: 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: مُزَحْلِق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquí
  • Chinese: 滑雪橇
  • Croatian: skije
  • Czech: lyže
  • Danish: ski
  • Dutch: ski
  • European Spanish: esquí
  • Finnish: suksi
  • French: ski
  • German: Ski Skier
  • Greek: σκι
  • Italian: sci
  • Japanese: スキー
  • Korean: 스키
  • Norwegian: ski
  • Polish: narta
  • Portuguese: esqui
  • Romanian: schi schiuri
  • Russian: лыжи
  • Spanish: esquí
  • Swedish: skida
  • Thai: แคร่เลื่อนยาวติดกับรองเท้าใช้เล่นหิมะ
  • Turkish: kayak
  • Ukrainian: лижі
  • Vietnamese: ván trượt tuyết
  • British English: ski When people ski, they move over snow on skis.They love to ski.skiː VERB
  • Arabic: يَتَزَحْلَقُ عَلَى الثَّلْجِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquiar
  • Chinese: 滑雪
  • Croatian: skijati
  • Czech: lyžovat
  • Danish: stå på ski
  • Dutch: skiën
  • European Spanish: esquiar
  • Finnish: hiihtää
  • French: skier
  • German: skifahren
  • Greek: κάνω σκι
  • Italian: sciare
  • Japanese: スキーをする
  • Korean: 스키를 타다
  • Norwegian: gå på ski
  • Polish: jeździć na nartach
  • Portuguese: esquiar
  • Romanian: a schia
  • Russian: кататься на лыжах
  • Spanish: esquiar
  • Swedish: åka skidor
  • Thai: เคลื่อนไปบนสกี
  • Turkish: kaymak
  • Ukrainian: кататися на лижах
  • Vietnamese: 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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