[shoo s, shoos]Skiing.


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.

Origin of schuss

1935–40; < German; cognate with shot1
Related formsschus·ser, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for schuss



a straight high-speed downhill run


(intr) to perform a schuss

Word Origin for schuss

German: shot 1
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