off-piste

off-piste
.off-'piste
adj
[Date: 1900-2000; : French; Origin: piste '(ski) track', from Old Italian pista, from pistare 'to press down with the feet']
not on the usual ↑ski slopes
off-piste skiing
>off-piste adv

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • off-piste — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB Skiing ▪ away from prepared ski runs …   English terms dictionary

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  • off-piste — adj. Off piste is used with these nouns: ↑skiing …   Collocations dictionary

  • off-piste — UK / US adjective off piste skiing is not done on the marked pistes (= tracks) but on fresh snow that has not been skied on …   English dictionary

  • off-piste — adjective & adverb Skiing away from prepared ski runs …   English new terms dictionary

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  • piste — [pi:st] n BrE a snow covered slope which has been prepared for people to ↑ski down →↑off piste …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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