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Ski-Doo

[skee-doo] /ˈskiˌdu/
1.
Trademark. a brand of snowmobile.
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British Dictionary definitions for skidoo

Skidoo

/skɪˈduː/
noun
1.
trademark (Canadian) another name for snowmobile
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Contemporary definitions for skidoo
verb

to leave quickly

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slang

noun

See Ski-doo

noun

a type of jet ski; generally, a motorized toboggan; also written Skidoo

Usage Note

trademark

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Word Origin and History for skidoo
v.

a vogue word of 1905, "to leave in a hurry," perhaps a variant of skedaddle (q.v.). The association with twenty-three is as old as the word, but the exact connection is obscure.

Then skidoo, little girl, skidoo.
23 is the number for you.
[1906]

Ski-doo

n.

proprietary name of a type of snowmobile, 1961, from ski.

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Slang definitions & phrases for skidoo

skid lid

noun phrase

A motorcyclist's helmet: suffered severe brain damage while wearing one of the company's skid lids (1970s+ Motorcyclists)


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