skijoring

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

noun

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 skiski + kyøring driving

OTHER WORDS FROM skijoring

ski·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 forms of skijoring

skijorer, noun

Word Origin for skijoring

Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving
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