trademark for a watercraft built like a motorcycle that is propelled by a jet of water
[j- s-] any such watercraft
A trademark for a personal watercraft.
(plural jet skis)
- A small motorized water craft with a flattish hull and an upright centre, which a rider sits astride.
- 2006: "Jet ski" is actually Kawasaki's name for their PWC (personal water craft) models, but like hoovers and speedos has become genericised. — Tracks magazine, Gimme Fuel: High Octane Advise for Buying a Ski, October 2006, page 154.
- Alternative spelling of jetski.