schuss

[ shoo s, 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.

Nearby words

  1. schumpeter, joseph alois,
  2. schurz,
  3. schurz, carl,
  4. schuschnigg,
  5. schuschnigg, kurt von,
  6. schussboomer,
  7. schuster,
  8. schutzstaffel,
  9. schuyler,
  10. schuyler, philip john

Origin of schuss

1935–40; < German; cognate with shot1

Related formsschus·ser, 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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