Definition of nursery slope in English:

nursery slope

Line breaks: nur|sery slope

noun

Skiing , British
  • A gentle slope suitable for beginners: first steps for skiers on the nursery slopes
    More example sentences
    • There was to have been a 45 metre-high and 180-metre-long ski slope, plus a nursery slope beside it.
    • The first group is waiting by the pommel bar ski lift on the nursery slope beside the Hotel du Parc.
    • Alex proves to be an expert instructor, however, and before long he has me side-stepping efficiently up the side of the nursery slope, digging in the rim of my skis on the up-hill side for grip.

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