Definition of jet ski in English:

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jet ski

Pronunciation:

noun

trademark
A small, jet-propelled vehicle that skims across the surface of water and typically is ridden like a motorcycle.
Example sentences
  • We continued to try and get Brendan out of the water and onto the jet ski to get him back to the boat ramp, but he continued to slip.
  • Both representatives attended the Pattaya Marathon 2003 and took some time off to ride on a jet ski with the mayor.
  • The adrenaline junkie donned a parachute, laid his hands on a high-powered jet ski and prepared to ride it off Niagara Falls.

verb

(jet-ski) [no object] (often as noun jet-skiing)
Ride on a jet ski.
Example sentences
  • Lara jet-skis, horseback rides and motorcycles her way through Hong Kong, Kenya, Wales, Greece and Africa.
  • So they said goodbye after breakfast and parasailed, kneeboarded and jet-skied before coming back desperate for supper and bed.
  • Some people on vacation jet-ski their way into broken legs.

Derivatives

jet-skier

noun
Example sentences
  • The Blue Lagoon is on private land and is used, with permission of the owner, by jet-skiers and scuba divers.
  • The other incident involved a jet-skier who had got into difficulties and we would urge people to take extra care when using these machines.
  • His body was recovered last Saturday by police divers 200 metres upstream from Clifton Bridge, after it was spotted by a passing jet-skier.
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