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free skate

noun, Figure Skating.
1.
a freestyle competition with no required elements, in which skaters perform an original program of jumps, spins, sequences, etc., to music of their choice.
Also called free skating.
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Examples from the web for free skate
  • She hopped on a bus, trudged through the mud, and got to the rink right after the free skate started.
  • And she bounced up from the fall in the free skate to end the program with two beautiful spins.
  • Private and group ice skating lessons, hockey games and free skate sessions are all offered.
Slang definitions & phrases for free skate

free skate

noun phrase

Something simple and easy; picnic, piece of cake: This lawsuit isn't a free skate

[1990s+; fr the skating-rink custom of occasionally allowing an unpaid period of skating]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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