Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

ski jumping

noun
1.
a competitive event, included in the Nordic combined, in which a skier jumps from a ski jump, often traveling 230 to 300 feet (70 to 90 meters) in the air, with scores being based on both the skier's form and the distance of the jump.
Origin of ski jumping
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for ski jumping
Historical Examples
  • The age limit kept the smaller boys from all hope of taking part, but they at once organized a ski jumping contest of their own.

    Our Little Finnish Cousin Clara Vostrovsky Winlow

Word of the Day

Nearby words for ski jumping

Word Value for ski

7
7
Scrabble Words With Friends