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English definition of “water-skiing”


noun [U]     /ˈwɔːtəskiːɪŋ/
a sport in which someone is pulled behind a boat while standing on skis (= long , narrow pieces of wood or plastic fastened to the feet ) Water sportsSwimmingSailing and boating
(Definition of water-skiing noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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