a person who skates.

1690–1700; skate1 + -er1 Unabridged
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skater (ˈskeɪtə)
1.  a person who skates
2.  See skateboard same as skateboarder
3.  informal (Brit) a young person who typically wears baggy clothes and spends a lot of time skateboarding
4.  See pond-skater

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Example sentences
Witty, sometimes bawdy, skater names and costuming lend an air of performance
  to the sport.
He compares what happened to a figure skater pulling her arms closer to her
  body, causing her to spin faster.
Conservation of angular momentum explains why an ice skater spins more rapidly
  as she pulls her arms in.
Every spinning object in the universe has angular momentum, and each must obey
  the same physical law as the figure skater.
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