schuss

[ shoos, shoos ]
/ ʃʊs, ʃus /
Skiing.

noun

a straight downhill run at high speed.

verb (used without object)

to execute a schuss.

verb (used with object)

to schuss over: to schuss the slopes around Aspen.

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Origin of schuss

1935–40; <German; cognate with shot1

OTHER WORDS FROM schuss

schusser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schuss

schuss
/ (ʃʊs) skiing /

noun

a straight high-speed downhill run

verb

(intr) to perform a schuss

Word Origin for schuss

German: shot 1
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