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English definition of “downhill skiing”

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downhill skiing

noun [U] uk   us  
skiing down slopes, rather than along level ground
Translations of “downhill skiing”
in Korean 활강…
in Arabic سِباقات التزَلّج…
in Portuguese esqui alpino, esqui em encostas…
in Catalan esquí alpí…
in Japanese (スキーの)滑降…
in Italian discesa libera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑雪速降…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑雪速降…
(Definition of downhill skiing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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