skates


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to skates: Inline skates

skates

A pair of roller, inline, or ice skates. I'm asking for some new skates for Christmas! They only had one pair of skates left, and they kept pinching my feet the whole time I was out on the ice.
See also: skate

skates

n. shoes. It looks like somebody looged on your skates!
See also: skate
References in periodicals archive ?
[USPRwire, Tue Jul 30 2019] QUAD SKATE MARKET INTRODUCTION Quad skates are the most versatile roller skaters.
Ice skating is an act wherein one can move on ice with the help of ice skates. Ice skating is done for various purposes such as thrill and leisure.
HE Parks offers figure skating lessons starting at age 3 through the United Skates' Figure Skating's Learn to Skate curriculum.
Gery's Sports focuses on inline skating a multi-disciplinary sport that uses skates with wheels arranged in a single line.
The first skates were made from animal bones and attached to the feet with leather straps.
Proline Skates, 15-17 Wyndham Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1FH.
Most people today have probably seen a person on in-line skates whizzing along on the street or in a park.
They may look strange, but new skates with oversize wheels promise a speedier ride.
After seeing an in-line skating daredevil slide effortlessly down a handrail on television in 1993, James Williams and a few of his friends marched straight to a sporting goods store in Rapid City, S.D., and bought their first pair of in-line skates.
Clearly it would impact fitting and buying my skates. Any advice?
With the growing popularity of the sport, there are many choices of skates, bearings, brakes and spacers to consider.
Trawlers, which efficiently scour the ocean floor for groundfish, unintentionally haul in plenty of untargeted fish, including large slow-to-reproduce skates.
Our whole summer is spent selecting the music, getting it to a place where it's ready for rehearsal." She breaks off to glance over at her three-year-old son, Dean (already quite at ease on skates).
Now, at age eleven, Ryan races competitively on both in-line skates and regular roller skates, known as quads.
A new spin on skating Unless you've been hibernating the last few years, you've probably seen people whizzing by on streamlined skates that are a cross between roller skates and ice skates.