Definition of skijoring in English:

skijoring

noun

  • The action of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse or dog or a motor vehicle, as a sport or recreation activity.

    • ‘The Park district also has five trails dedicated for skijoring and dog sledding.’
    • ‘She advises newcomers to get outdoors and take advantage of winter activities such as traditional snow shoeing or something more unusual such as skijoring.’
    • ‘In her quest to hone her skills, she has become an ambassador for skijoring - holding clinics, teaching lessons and selling top-quality skijor equipment.’
    • ‘They are excellent harnesses for all forms of pulling, although the lower point of attachment does not lend itself readily to skijoring.’

Origin

1920s: from Norwegian skikjøring, from ski ski + kjøre drive.

Pronunciation:

skijoring

/ˈskēˌjôriNG//ˌskēˈjôriNG/