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skate

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1skate/ˈskeɪt/noun
pluralskates
1skate
/ˈskeɪt/
noun
pluralskates
Learner's definition of SKATE  
[count]
: a kind of shoe with blades or wheels on the bottom that allow you to glide or roll on a surface: such as
: ice skate
   b  : roller skate
   c  : in-line skate

get/put your skates on

British, informal
— used to tell someone to hurry
— compare 3skate
2skate/ˈskeɪt/verb
skatesskatedskating
2skate
/ˈskeɪt/
verb
skatesskatedskating
Learner's definition of SKATE  
: to move or glide over a surface on skates
[no object]
[+ object]
[no object]  : to ride or perform tricks on a skateboard
[no object]  : to move or glide quickly along a surface

skate over/around

[phrasal verb]
skate over/around (something) 
: to avoid talking about (something) especially because it is difficult to talk about or embarrassing

— skater

/ˈskeɪtɚ/noun,pluralskaters[count]
3skate/ˈskeɪt/noun
pluralskates
3skate
/ˈskeɪt/
noun
pluralskates
Learner's definition of SKATE  
[count, noncount]
: a type of fish that has a flat, wide body and a long narrow tail
— compare 1skate
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