[ skee-jawr-ing, -johr-, skee-jawr-, -johr- ]
/ skiˈdʒɔr ɪŋ, -ˈdʒoʊr-, ˈski dʒɔr-, -dʒoʊr- /
a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse.
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Origin of skijoring
1905–10, Americanism; < Norwegian skikjøring, equivalent to ski ski + kyøring driving
OTHER WORDS FROM skijoringski·jor·er, noun
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Skijoring, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and skating may also be enjoyed.Rocky Mountain [Colorado] National Park|United States Dept. of the Interior
British Dictionary definitions for skijoring
/ (skiːˈdʒɔːrɪŋ) /
a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, usually by a horse
Derived forms of skijoringskijorer, noun
Word Origin for skijoring
Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving
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