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après-ski

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Pronunciation: /apreɪˈskiː
 
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Definition of après-ski in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The social activities and entertainment following a day’s skiing: [as modifier]: the après-ski disco après-ski activities
More example sentences
  • Half the point of skiing is the après-ski, of course - not just the drink, but the food.
  • Don't just take our word for it: last Sunday we asked you to nominate your favourite après-ski venues and it was clear from the responses that we were tapping into some fond memories.
  • And as with all the best Japanese après-ski experiences, we wind down at an onsen, or hot spring - namely, the milky-green 108-degree waters of Goshiki, a 25-minute drive from the ski area.

Origin

1950s: from French, literally 'after skiing'.

Derivatives

après-skiing

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noun
Example sentences
  • In fact, despite the magnificent views and huge amount of skiable terrain to choose from, skiers say that the après-skiing is the best part of the entire Zermatt experience.
  • Also, huts and restaurants offer après-skiing, for those, who haven't burnt up enough energy on the slopes!
  • Austria is of course also known for its perfect skiing and cosy après-skiing.

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