a straight run down a hill in skiing
Origin of schussGer, literally , shot, rush: see shot
to ski straight down a slope at full speed
intransitive verbschussed, schuss·ing, schuss·es
- To make a fast straight downhill run on skis or a snowboard.
- Informal To ski, especially at a fast pace.
- A fast straight downhill run in skiing or snowboarding.
- A straight steep course for skiing or snowboarding.
Origin of schussFrom German shot, schuss from Middle High German schuz shot from Old High German scuz ; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.