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English definition of “waterskiing”


noun [U]     /ˈwɔː.təˌskiː.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
a sport in which you are pulled along the surface of the water by a boat, while balancing on a pair of skisWater sportsSwimmingSailing and boating waterskier     /ˈwɔː.təˌskiː.ər/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚˌskiː.̬ɚ/ noun [C]
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