après-ski

[ah-prey-skee, ap-rey-]

noun

the period of relaxation that follows skiing: menus suitable for après-ski.

adjective

pertaining to or suitable for such a time: après-ski clothes; an après-ski party.

Nearby words

  1. aprotic,
  2. aprowl,
  3. après,
  4. après moi le déluge,
  5. après-midi d'un faune, l',
  6. apsaras,
  7. apse,
  8. apsidal,
  9. apsidal motion,
  10. apsides

Origin of après-ski

1950–55; < French, equivalent to après after + ski ski, skiing

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British Dictionary definitions for apres-ski

après-ski

noun

  1. social activity following a day's skiing
  2. (as modifier)an après-ski outfit

Word Origin for après-ski

French, literally: after ski

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