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Meaning of “ski” in the English Dictionary

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skinoun [C]

uk   us   /skiː/ (plural skis)
B1 one of a ​pair of ​long, ​flatnarrowpieces of ​wood or ​plastic that ​curve up at the ​front and are ​fastened to ​boots so that the ​wearer can ​movequickly and ​easily over ​snow: a ​pair of skis ski ​boots a ski ​club/​resort

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skiverb [I or T]

uk   us   /skiː/
B1 to ​move over ​snow on skis: He skied down the ​hill. Let's go skiing.

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(Definition of ski from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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skinoun [C]

 us   /ski/
either of a ​pair of ​long, ​narrowpieces of ​wood or other ​material which ​curve up at the ​front and are ​fastened to ​boots so the ​personwearing them can move ​quickly and ​easily over ​snow
ski
verb [I]  us   /ski/ (present tense skis, present participle skiing, past tense and past participle skied)
We skied a lot when we were ​younger.
skier
noun [C]  us   /ˈski·ər/
There are ​lots of skiers on the ​slopes today.
skiing
noun [U]  us   /ˈski·ɪŋ/
I’m going skiing.
(Definition of ski from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ski”
in Korean 스키…
in Arabic مِزْلَجَة…
in Malaysian ski…
in French ski…
in Russian лыжа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑雪板…
in Italian sci…
in Turkish kayak…
in Polish narta…
in Spanish esquí…
in Vietnamese ván trượt tuyết…
in Portuguese esqui…
in Thai กระดานสกี…
in German der Ski…
in Catalan esquí…
in Japanese スキー板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑雪板…
in Indonesian ski…
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