après-ski

[ ah-prey-skee, ap-rey- ]
/ ˌɑ preɪˈski, ˌæp reɪ- /

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.

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
/ (ˌæpreɪˈskiː) /

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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