Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

skijoring

[skee-jawr-ing, -johr-, skee-jawr-, -johr-] /skiˈdʒɔr ɪŋ, -ˈdʒoʊr-, ˈski dʒɔr-, -dʒoʊr-/
noun
1.
a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse.
Origin of skijoring
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; < Norwegian skikjøring, equivalent to ski ski + kyøring driving
Related forms
skijorer, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for skijoring
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for skijoring

skijoring

/skiːˈdʒɔːrɪŋ/
noun
1.
a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, usually by a horse
Derived Forms
skijorer, noun
Word Origin
Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for skijoring

Word Value for skijoring

0
25
Scrabble Words With Friends