skied

1
[ skeed ]
/ skid /

verb

simple past tense of ski.

Words nearby skied

Definition for skied (2 of 4)

skied2
[ skahyd ]
/ skaɪd /

verb

a simple past tense of sky.

Definition for skied (3 of 4)

ski

or skee

[ skee ]
/ ski /

noun, plural skis or, sometimes, ski.

one of a pair of long, slender runners made of wood, plastic, or metal used in gliding over snow.

verb (used without object), skied, ski·ing.

to travel on skis, as for sport.

verb (used with object), skied, ski·ing.

to use skis on; travel on skis over: to ski the slopes of Switzerland.

Origin of ski

1745–55; < Norwegian; Old Norse skīth; cognate with Old English scīd strip of wood, German Scheit thin board

OTHER WORDS FROM ski

ski·a·ble, adjective

Definition for skied (4 of 4)

sky
[ skahy ]
/ skaɪ /

noun, plural skies. Often skies (for defs 1–4).

verb (used with object), skied or skyed, sky·ing.

Informal. to raise, throw, or hit aloft or into the air.
Informal. to hang (a painting) high on a wall, above the line of vision.

Verb Phrases

sky up, Falconry. (of prey, when flushed) to fly straight upward.

Origin of sky

1175–1225; Middle English < Old Norse skȳ cloud, cognate with Old English scēo cloud

OTHER WORDS FROM sky

sky·less, adjectivesky·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for skied (1 of 4)

skied1
/ (skaɪd) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of sky

British Dictionary definitions for skied (2 of 4)

skied2
/ (skiːd) /

verb

a past tense and past participle of ski

British Dictionary definitions for skied (3 of 4)

ski
/ (skiː) /

noun plural skis or ski

  1. 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
  2. (as modifier)a ski boot
a water-ski

verb skis, skiing, skied or ski'd

(intr) to travel on skis

Derived forms of ski

skiable, adjectiveskier, nounskiing, noun

Word Origin for ski

C19: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skith snowshoes; related to Old English scīd piece of split wood

British Dictionary definitions for skied (4 of 4)

sky
/ (skaɪ) /

noun plural skies

verb skies, skying or skied

rowing to lift (the blade of an oar) too high before a stroke
(tr) informal to hit (a ball) high in the air

Derived forms of sky

skylike, adjective

Word Origin for sky

C13: from Old Norse skӯ; related to Old English scio cloud, Old Saxon skio, Old Norse skjār transparent skin
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Scientific definitions for skied

sky
[ skī ]

The atmosphere, as seen from a given point on the Earth's surface. The sky appears to be blue because the wavelengths associated with blue light are scattered more easily than those that are associated with the other colors.
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Idioms and Phrases with skied

sky

In addition to the idiom beginning with sky

, also see

  • blow sky-high
  • out of a clear blue sky
  • pie in the sky

reach for the sky.

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