Meaning of SKI in English


■ noun ( plural ~s ) each of a pair of long, narrow pieces of hard, flexible material fastened under the feet for travelling over snow.

↘a similar device attached beneath a vehicle or aircraft.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ing or ~-ing , ~ed ) travel over snow on ~s.


~able adjective

~ing noun


C18: from Norw., from ON skíth 'billet, snowshoe'.

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