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[skee-er] /ˈski ər/
a person who skis.
Origin of skier
1890-95; ski + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Few things look more inviting to a skier or snowboarder than a mountain blanketed in soft, deep snow.
  • With the bevel, the chance that a skier will catch an edge is reduced.
  • It certainly is a skier's mountain with plenty of adventurous runs for both beginner and expert.
  • They turned more easily because they concentrated the skier's weight at the middle of the ski's inside blade edge.
  • When a valve is operated the gas flows out of the perforations and lifts the skier a few millimeters off the surface.
  • Other days look for the occasional deer or cross country skier or maybe a bus full of kids on a school field trip.
  • Trails are laid out for skier's safety and convenience.
  • It is unlawful to tow a water skier between the hours of one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise.
  • Special pathways have been constructed for the traditional diagonal skier and the skate-skier.
  • Look for the brown and white signs showing a stylized skier, direction arrow, and a degree of difficulty symbol.
Word Origin and History for skier

1895, agent noun from ski (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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