A skier or snowboarder who is not accustomed to the local scene - usually a tourist. They walk around with their mouths all agape, oogling and awe-ing the awesomeness that is "mountain life". They try to ski or ride and can most often be found flailing in beginner areas, going too fast in beginner areas, standing around in the way of everyone else, or trying to really be cool. They are usually most easily recognized by thier blue jeans and ski jackets wide open and usually carry their skiis across their shoulder strait out, parallel to the ground, instead of up and down. They have also been known to do "the helicopter" - making abrupt u-turns while carrying skis as described above. This move usually causes chaos and head injuries to other people in near vacinty.
Dude 1: What happened to your head?

Dude 2: Some stupid Gaper helicoptered his skiis right into my skull when he couldn't figure out how to put a lift ticket on his blue jeans
by exTex March 31, 2010
people that gather at the scene of a crime or accident to see the results. In Chicago traffic reports a "gapers delay" is the traffic slowdown that occurs when others slow down to see a roadside accident.
I couldn't see if I knew the guy that got shot, there were too many gapers.
by smartypants October 07, 2004
Adjective. A male or female who would rather stare at the scenery then ride (ski or snowboard) the hill. Gapers can cause congestion at crucial intersections and sometimes get dealt with accordingly.
"Did you see me spray those gapers with snow back there?"
by Sickter6 February 06, 2013
Gapers are clueless, experienced skiers or snowboarders. They spend most of their time either A) Straight lining every course (they'll fall almost every time) or B) Bragging about how they straight lined a course, even though they looked like a complete idiot doing it. They are known for their large gap between their goggles and hat/helmet. Other signs of gapers include: Cutting in front of other skiers and snowboarders (possibly causing crashes), gaper tucks, rental gear, yard sales, and any other form of trying to copy a racer.
Gaper: "Dude, did you see me speed down that run? The only reason I fell was 'cause I caught my edge on an ice patch."

Skier: "Yeah, I did see you, your such a gaper!"
by WIJARA447 March 26, 2011
A person who finds the need to never shut their mouth and always leave it hanging open.
Could that guy be any more of a gaper?
by rapwars007 November 25, 2009
A clueless touristy beginner to snowsports, usually dressed in bright 80's clothes and is possibly from texas. Gaper is a reference to the gap between the beanie and the goggles on their forehead. Prone to getting "clacked" or ran into from making giant slow wide turns that take up the entire mountain, and being on runs that are far above their skill level.

Also a good term to describe the gangstered out, baggy clothes wearing, shit talker standing on the top of the terrain park complaining about everyone being "gapers" who, when they actually go, cant even make it halfway up the half pipe, don't even make it over the jump, or something equally unimpressive.
That gangstered out shit talker at the top of the half pipe was really just a gaper in disguise.
by Reih April 25, 2008
a sexual act from doggy style in which you spit into your partners anus while quickly inserting your penis into the anus, then pulling out
Nate Gave Cori The Gaper Last Night?
by Lord-Gore March 07, 2010
A stupid tourist in a ski town. Used in a derogatory fashion to describe or label them.
1. "That gaper cut me off on the run today!"
2. "Did you see that Gaper? She's wearing a dead animal on her boots."
3. "Yeah, he was a Gaper, he had a Texan accent."
by BreckGirl February 02, 2010

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