skiernoun [ C ]uk /ˈskiː.ər/ us /ˈskiː.ɚ/
Examples from literature
- Also, when the avalanche struck, three of the skiers were on the slope at the same time, which some said proved that the skiers had not been paying attention.
- Avalanches can bury skiers and buildings – and sometimes whole villages!
- Both scientists and skiers should constantly be aware of warning signs.
- By the end of the afternoon, all the skiers were happy but quite tired.
- In fact, human involvement can cause avalanches; they are sometimes caused by skiers, hikers, or climbers.
- Many skiers like to paddleboard in the summer when there is no snow.
- The ski patrol saved a skier who had injured himself on the mountain.
- They are mostly triggered by rain or melting snow, but they can also break away under the weight of skiers.
- They were experienced skiers, and two of them had certificates in emergency medical training.
- This tests the ability of the block to support the actual body weight of a skier or hiker.