[ ahys-skeyt ]
/ ˈaɪsˌskeɪt /

verb (used without object), ice-skat·ed, ice-skat·ing.

to skate on ice.

Origin of ice-skate

First recorded in 1945–50; v. use of ice skate


ice skater, noun

Definition for ice-skate (2 of 2)

ice skate


a shoe fitted with a metal blade for skating on ice.

Origin of ice skate

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for ice-skate

ice skate


a boot having a steel blade fitted to the sole to enable the wearer to glide swiftly over ice
the steel blade on such a boot or shoe

verb ice-skate

(intr) to glide swiftly over ice on ice skates

Derived forms of ice skate

ice-skater, noun
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