ski jump


noun

a snow-covered chute or slide at the side of a hill or built up on top of the hill, the base of the chute having a horizontal ramp that enables a skier to speed down the chute, take off at the end of the ramp, and land further down the hill.
a jump made by a skier from a ski jump.

verb (used without object)

to execute or make a ski jump.

Origin of ski jump

First recorded in 1920–25

Related forms

ski jumper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ski jump

ski jump

noun

a high ramp overhanging a slope from which skiers compete to make the longest jump

verb ski-jump

(intr) to perform a ski jump

Derived Forms

ski jumper, noun
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