noun, plural skis or, sometimes, ski.
verb (used without object), skied, ski·ing.
verb (used with object), skied, ski·ing.
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Origin of ski
OTHER WORDS FROM skiski·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby ski
Example sentences from the Web for ski
Ski resorts are a business, and one that can be quite fickle—a bad snow season means poor revenues.
Berkshire East ski resort near the Vermont border, which has 44 trails, has taken this power-production drive a step further.
For aesthetic reasons, ski resort operators try to limit the noise and infrastructure associated with producing power.
But only recently did this dispute spread to the lily-white slopes of a Montana ski resort.
Ninety minutes later, Scheunemann told the organizers of the ski club about the chairlift incident.
There is one more point to be noticed about the arrangement of the grain in the ski.
Our ski boots were as soft as ever; there was not a sign of frost on them.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
It was so dry and cold that the powdery snow overlying the crust rustled under our ski like autumn leaves.Down the Columbia|Lewis R. Freeman
This protects the ski if nailed boots are worn, and prevents snow from accumulating in an uncomfortable lump under the foot.
At the back of the boot is a small strap, which is used to fasten the ski heel-strap securely to the boot.Through Finland in Carts|Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
British Dictionary definitions for ski
noun plural skis or ski
- one of a pair of wood, metal, or plastic runners that are used for gliding over snow. Skis are commonly attached to shoes for sport, but may also be used as landing gear for aircraft, etc
- (as modifier)a ski boot