Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A jump or leap made by a skier, especially one in which the skier is judged on both form and the distance jumped.
  • n. A course or chute prepared for such a jump, especially one that ends in a platform used for takeoff.
  • intransitive v. To execute a ski jump.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ramp used in the sport of ski jumping
  • n. A course prepared for ski jumping.
  • n. A jump made in ski jumping.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • v. jump on skis

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Examples

  • She looked like a perfect coal miner’s daughter, twenty-seven years old, with a streak of gray above her wide forehead like Susan Sontag’s, a strong jawline, and a little ski jump of a nose.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

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