schuss

[ UK /ʃˈʌs/ ]
VERB
  1. ski downhill
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How To Use schuss In A Sentence

  • Nothing is more adventurous and thrilling than blazing a trail across unmarked snow like a modern day pioneer exploring unknown lands, schussing into history.
  • Back she comes with her shopping bag, sliding on the icy pavements, the yellow afternoon lights coming on and trolleybuses schussing along on their crackling ski-poles.
  • 'schuss' denotes a run straight downhill at top speed, 'steilhang' a steep slope, and 'knick' a sudden transformation from a steep slope to the level; Notes on Olympic Skiing: 1936
  • As we schussed along, we made fun of the people trying to dig their cars out of the snowbanks. How I ate and drank my way through the East Village in a blizzard
  • The mountain throws you a steep, narrow challenge almost immediately, followed by a long, inviting schuss.
  • The rock is described by Georgi as _quarzig, bräunlich, und von einem starken Kalkschuss_. Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland
  • To savvy snowboarders, Baikalsk has long been the beautiful resort where visitors are so few you can feel as though you own the mountain, at least temporarily: for about 5,000 rubles ($175), you can have exclusive use of one of the six long runs for the day and never see another soul as you schuss through forests. The Recession’s Green Lining
  • Some carefully juxtaposed moments: elderly fiddlers playing for money in front of pricey boutiques; begrimed miners gouging for silver ore as tonily garbed skiers schuss the pristine slopes. Rocky Mountain High Life
  • I really think some people go on skiing holidays to perform in a fashion show, and they do very little traversing, or schussing down the mountain.
  • Schussler called for a limit on "garnishee" orders - money taken off employees 'pay cheques to settle debts. ANC Daily News Briefing
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