Definition of figure skate in US English:

figure skate


  • A type of ice skate having a long, narrow blade with a serrated edge at the front, used in figure skating.

    ‘he planned to rent his daughter a pair of figure skates for her first foray onto the ice’


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  • Engage in figure skating as a sport or pastime.

    ‘in my spare time I figure-skate at Rockefeller Center several hours a week’