the period of relaxation that follows skiing:
menus suitable for après-ski.
pertaining to or suitable for such a time:
après-ski clothes; an après-ski party.
social activity following a day’s skiing
(as modifier): an après-ski outfit
a brand of .
v. 1690s, “to bask in the sun,” from Latin apricatus, past participle of apricari “to bask in the sun,” from apricus “exposed” (to the sun); perhaps contracted from *apericus, from aperire “to open.” Transitive sense is recorded from 1851.
the downy, yellow, sometimes rosy fruit, somewhat resembling a small peach, of the tree Prunus armeniaca. the tree itself. a pinkish yellow or yellowish pink. Also called wild apricot. Chiefly South Midland U.S. the maypop vine and its fruit; passionfruit. Contemporary Examples A pluot is a hybrid of plum and apricot, dominated by plummy characteristics […]
the fourth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Apr. a female given name. Contemporary Examples In April, a clinical psychologist diagnosed her with posttraumatic stress disorder. Iran Hikers’ Two-Year Ordeal Ramin Setoodeh September 13, 2011 “I think he’s attractive, an interesting guy,” she said about him in April. World Cup Primer Joshua Robinson […]