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[skee-er] /ˈski ər/
a person who skis.
Origin of skier
First recorded in 1890-95; ski + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As a national sport it has had a great revival in recent years, and almost every boy and girl in the country now possess "skier."

    The Norwegian Fjords A. Heaton Cooper
  • On the summit of a slope not far away they could see the figure of a skier, poised for a swift, downward flight.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
Word Origin and History for skier

1895, agent noun from ski (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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