Share this entry

Share this page

ski-flying

Line breaks: ski-flying

Definition of ski-flying in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A form of ski jumping from a higher slope so that the skier jumps further.
Example sentences
  • In Herzog's oeuvre, this film, like the ski-flying abilities of Walter Steiner, ranks near the very top.
  • There are only six ski-flying hills in the world, and Copper Peak is the only one on this side of the Atlantic.
  • The current holder of the world ski-flying record of 239m is Bjoern Einar Rumoeren who set the record at Planica in 2005.

Definition of ski-flying in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vicarious
Pronunciation: vɪˈkɛːrɪəs
adjective
experienced in the imagination through another person's feelings…