Definition of ski verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    ski

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//skiː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skiː//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ski
    BrE BrE//skiː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skiː//
     
    he / she / it skis
    BrE BrE//skiːz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skiːz//
     
    past simple skied
    BrE BrE//skiːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skiːd//
     
    past participle skied
    BrE BrE//skiːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//skiːd//
     
    -ing form skiing
    BrE BrE//ˈskiːɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskiːɪŋ//
     
    Winter sports, Snow and ice
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) to move over snow on skis, especially as a sport How well do you ski? We skied down the slope one by one. See related entries: Winter sports, Snow and ice
  2. 2go skiing [intransitive] to spend time skiing for pleasure We went skiing in France in March. See related entries: Winter sports
  3. see also skiing, waterski
    Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skíth ‘billet, snowshoe’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ski