figure-skate

For a referee, judge, or arbitrator to make a completely wrong call.

Get rid of the French judge so we don't get figure-skated.


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  • Figure skate — Figure skates are a type of ice skate used by figure skaters. The skates consist of a boot and a blade that is attached with screws to the sole of the boot. Inexpensive sets for recreational skaters are available, but most figure skaters purchase …   Wikipedia

  • figure skate — I noun an ice skate worn for figure skating; has a slightly curved blade and a row of jagged points at the front of the blade • Hypernyms: ↑ice skate II verb dance on skates • Topics: ↑sport, ↑athletics …   Useful english dictionary

  • figure skate — a shoe skate used in figure skating, esp. one having a blade shorter than that of a racing skate, usually not extending beyond the toe or heel, and with notches or sawteeth on the curved forward edge. Cf. racing skate. * * * …   Universalium

  • figure skate — verb To practice figure skating …   Wiktionary

  • figure skating — figure skater. 1. ice skating in which the skater traces intricate patterns on the ice. 2. a type of ice skating developed from this, emphasizing jumps, spins, and other movements that combine athletic skills and dance techniques. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • figure-skater — noun [countable] [singular figure skater plural figure skaters] Thesaurus: skating and sports played on icehyponym sports events and competitions …   Useful english dictionary

  • skate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. slide, glide, skim, slip, skid, go quickly, race, ice skate, roller skate. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. slide, glide, glissade, roller skate, rollerblade, ice skate, figure skate. WORD FIND figure skating • arena: rink… …   English dictionary for students

  • Figure skating — is an athletic sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice. Figure skaters compete at various levels from beginner up to the Olympic level (senior), and at local,… …   Wikipedia

  • Figure skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics — Individual men ladies Pairs mixed …   Wikipedia

  • Figure skating lifts — Figure skating element Element name: Lift Scoring abbreviation: Li Disciplines: Pair skating Ice dancing …   Wikipedia

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