Meaning of SKI in English

SKI

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Skis are long, flat, narrow pieces of wood, metal, or plastic that are fastened to boots so that you can move easily on snow or water.

...a pair of ~s.

N-COUNT

2.

When people ~, they move over snow or water on ~s.

They surf, ~ and ride...

The whole party then ~ed off.

VERB: V, V adv/prep

~er (~ers)

He is an enthusiastic ~er.

N-COUNT

~ing

My hobbies were ~ing and scuba diving.

...a ~ing holiday.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n

3.

You use ~ to refer to things that are concerned with ~ing.

...the Swiss ~ resort of Klosters.

...a private ~ instructor.

ADJ: ADJ n

4.

see also water-~

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