Definition of giant slalom in US English:

giant slalom


  • A long-distance slalom with fast, wide turns.

    • ‘But I wasn't trying to win more slaloms and giant slaloms, I was trying to win as many as I could - period.’
    • ‘In the giant slalom she recorded the fastest time of the first run and the third-fastest of the second to win gold by 46 hundredths of a second.’
    • ‘I see slalom and giant slalom as a lot of hard work.’
    • ‘At the start of the last race, the giant slalom, I was tired and didn't want to ski any more.’
    • ‘Last year I was really frustrated in the giant slalom and almost gave it up.’


giant slalom

/ˈdʒaɪənt ˈslɑləm//ˈjīənt ˈsläləm/