Meaning of “skier” in the English Dictionary

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"skier" in British English

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skiernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskiː.ər/ us /ˈskiː.ɚ/


  • 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.

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