[ shoos, shoos ]
/ ʃʊs, ʃus /
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 schussschusser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schuss
/ (ʃʊs) skiing /
a straight high-speed downhill run
(intr) to perform a schuss
Word Origin for schuss
German: shot 1
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