skijoring

[ skee-jawr-ing, -johr-, skee-jawr-, -johr- ]
/ skiˈdʒɔr ɪŋ, -ˈdʒoʊr-, ˈski dʒɔr-, -dʒoʊr- /
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noun

a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse.

Nearby words

  1. skies,
  2. skiey,
  3. skiff,
  4. skiffle,
  5. skiing,
  6. skikda,
  7. skil saw,
  8. skilfish,
  9. skilful,
  10. skilfully

Origin of skijoring

1905–10, Americanism; < Norwegian skikjøring, equivalent to ski ski + kyøring driving

Related formsski·jor·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for skijoring

skijoring

/ (skiːˈdʒɔːrɪŋ) /

noun

a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, usually by a horse
Derived Formsskijorer, noun

Word Origin for skijoring

Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving

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