skate

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1 skate /ˈskeɪt/ noun
plural skates
1 skate
/ˈskeɪt/
noun
plural skates
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
: roller skate

get/put your skates on

British, informal
used to tell someone to hurry
compare 3skate
2 skate /ˈskeɪt/ verb
skates; skated; skating
2 skate
/ˈskeɪt/
verb
skates; skated; skating
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, plural skaters [count]
3 skate /ˈskeɪt/ noun
plural skates
3 skate
/ˈskeɪt/
noun
plural skates
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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