Meaning of pairs skater in English:

pairs skater

noun

(also pair skater)

See pairs skating

‘The Chinese pairs skaters are shown here pushing the envelope, adding a fourth revolution to their aerial moves.’
  • ‘They have already developed a style that shows amazing unison, more like ice dancers than typical pairs skaters.’
  • ‘Singles and pairs skaters train only two - a short program and a long program.’
  • ‘Her triumphs have included guiding Alexei Yagudin, Ilya Kulik, and the pairs skaters Klimova and Pomorenko, and Rodnina and Zaitsev, to Olympic gold.’
  • ‘Pair skaters have awfully sparse costumes compared to the luxurious gowns of ice dancers.’