pair skating

or pairs skating

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noun

a form of competitive skating in which a man and a woman skate together in performing a choreographed series of jumps, lifts, and other acrobatic moves to a selection of music.

Nearby words

  1. pair bond,
  2. pair of compasses,
  3. pair off,
  4. pair production,
  5. pair royal,
  6. pair trawling,
  7. pair-bond,
  8. pair-oar,
  9. pairing,
  10. pairle

Also called pairs.

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Examples from the Web for pair skating

  • After a time Maurice would join her to practise the pair-skating.

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  • Of course what she really wanted was to go in for the pair-skating; it was much the most fun.

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  • Dr. Gurnet had consented, though he had raised his eyebrows and said, "Pair-skating?"

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