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water ski

or water·ski (wô′tər-skē′, wŏt′ər-)
A broad ski used for skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat.

wa′ter-ski′ v.
wa′ter-ski′er n.

wa′ter ski`

a ski on which to water-ski, designed to plane over water: it is shorter and broader than the ski used on snow.


v.i. -skied, -ski•ing.
to plane over water on water skis by grasping a towing rope pulled by a speedboat.
wa′ter-ski`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water ski - broad ski for skimming over water towed by a speedboatwater ski - broad ski for skimming over water towed by a speedboat
ski - narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
Verb1.water ski - ride water skiswater ski - ride water skis      
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
ski - move along on skis; "We love to ski the Rockies"; "My children don't ski"
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