Definition of schuss in English:

schuss

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Pronunciation: /ʃʊs
 
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noun

  • A straight downhill run on skis: the final schuss into the village centre
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    • Hunks of ice studding the Cascade concrete make my first turns feel like a schuss down a staircase.
    • The most accessible east side road, Two Medicine attracts those out for a long schuss.
    • I still have a scar from my own hopeful schuss during my innocent early days.

verb

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  • Make a straight downhill run on skis: he schussed down the shallower pistes
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    • Its lightness belies its warmth; the shell sheathes two layers of insulation, whose thinness and elasticity allow for greater freedom of movement when schussing down the slopes.
    • After a long day schussing through powder, you can book a deep-tissue or sports massage at the on-site spa.
    • Whether you're seriously schussing or simply styling, your success on the slopes will be determined by clothing that is functional, stylish, and comfortable.

Origin

1930s: from German Schuss, literally 'shot'.

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