Definition of pairs skater in English:

pairs skater

(also pair skater)

noun

  • See pairs skating

    • ‘Singles and pairs skaters train only two - a short program and a long program.’
    • ‘The Chinese pairs skaters are shown here pushing the envelope, adding a fourth revolution to their aerial moves.’
    • ‘Her triumphs have included guiding Alexei Yagudin, Ilya Kulik, and the pairs skaters Klimova and Pomorenko, and Rodnina and Zaitsev, to Olympic gold.’
    • ‘They have already developed a style that shows amazing unison, more like ice dancers than typical pairs skaters.’
    • ‘Pair skaters have awfully sparse costumes compared to the luxurious gowns of ice dancers.’