ski lift


noun

a conveyance that carries skiers up the side of a slope, consisting typically of a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors.

Nearby words

  1. skewwhiff,
  2. ski,
  3. ski boot,
  4. ski jump,
  5. ski jumping,
  6. ski mask,
  7. ski pants,
  8. ski pole,
  9. ski rack,
  10. ski run

Origin of ski lift

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for ski lift

ski lift

noun

any of various devices for carrying skiers up a slope, such as a chairlift
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