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  1. a person who skis.
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Origin of skier

First recorded in 1890–95; ski + -er1
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Examples from the Web for skier

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Historical Examples

  • As a national sport it has had a great revival in recent years, and almost every boy and girl in the country now possess "skier."

    The Norwegian Fjords

    A. Heaton Cooper

  • On the summit of a slope not far away they could see the figure of a skier, poised for a swift, downward flight.

    Behind the Green Door

    Mildred A. Wirt

Word Origin and History for skier


1895, agent noun from ski (v.).

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