ski pole

  1. a slender pole or stick, usually with a metal point at one end, a loop for the hand at the other, and a disk near the lower end to prevent its sinking into snow, used in skiing to gain momentum, maintain balance, execute certain jumps, etc.

Origin of ski pole

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby ski pole Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use ski pole in a sentence

  • Alec was down in the ice chasm, ski pole reversed in his hand.

    The Thirst Quenchers | Rick Raphael
  • They could have been made only by a ski pole, but a ski pole was the only tool Jean had.

    Rescue Dog of the High Pass | James Arthur Kjelgaard