Origin of skater
Examples from the Web for skater
Maybe the judges scored the Russian skater generously because they just wanted to be done with it all and get out of Sochi alive.Sotnikova Beat Kim Yu-Na? Figure Skating Is Probably Corrupt (But We Knew That)
February 21, 2014
But I could not bear the thought of skater Takahashi being seen by the world as a co-conspirator in our crime.Japan’s Beloved Deaf Composer is Neither Deaf Nor a Composer
February 13, 2014
Sajed fearlessly slapped on the rollerblades to give them a whirl, and a skater was born.If You Build It, They Will Skate
July 17, 2013
Weir: I've spoken with Vera Wang, she used to be a skater herself.The Outrageous Johnny Weir
January 12, 2010
There were skater boys phone banking, grade-schoolers sorting call sheets.Why Obama Staffers Are Secretly Worried, and Other Dispatches from the Campaign Trail
The Daily Beast
October 26, 2008
I am as sure of my line as a skater of making his figure of eight!Roundabout Papers
William Makepeace Thackeray
On and on he glided, on what seemed to him the most perfect ice that skater ever tried.Winter Adventures of Three Boys
Egerton R. Young
The skater must keep himself erect, leaning most on the heel.
"The white ones are the Druids," said Wulf the Skater to his companions.
"Guide me to the river and the marsh," he said to Wulf the Skater.
Word Origin and History for skater
1700, "one who ice-skates," agent noun from skate (v.). Extended to skateboarders by 1977.