n.1.The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle.
2.A loose edging to any part of a dress.
3.Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything
4.A petticoat.
5.The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.
v. t.1.To cover with a skirt; to surround.
[imp. & p. p. Skirted; p. pr. & vb. n. Skirting.]
2.To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees.
1.To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity.
Savages . . . who skirt along our western frontiers.
- S. S. Smith.
Noun1.skirt - cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
2.skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
3.skirt - informal terms for a (young) woman
Synonyms: dame, wench, doll, chick, bird
Verb1.skirt - avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
2.skirt - pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
3.skirt - form the edge of
4.skirt - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
Synonyms: border, surround
Jane, Mother Hubbard, adjoin, babe, baby, ballet skirt, bank, befringe, beg, biddy, bind, bird, bitch, board, border, bordure, bound, boundaries, bounds, bourns, brim, brink, broad, brow, brush, brush by, burke, bypass, caress, cheongsam, chick, chiton, circle, circuit, circuiteer, circulate, circumambulate, circumference, circummigrate, circumnavigate, circumscription, circumvent, close the circle, coast, cocktail dress, colleen, come full circle, come in contact, compass, confines, contact, coordinates, crinoline, culottes, cutie, cycle, dame, damoiselle, damsel, define, demoiselle, describe a circle, detour, dirndl, ditch, dodge, doll, double, dress, dresses, duck, edge, edges, elude, encircle, encompass, enframe, escape, evade, featheredge, filly, flange, flank, frail, frame, fringe, fringes, frock, full skirt, gal, get around, get away from, get out of, girdle, girdle the globe, girl, girlie, glance, go about, go around, go round, go the round, gown, grass skirt, graze, gyre, hedge, heifer, hem, hen, hit, hobble skirt, hoyden, ignore, impinge, jeune fille, jill, jumper, junior miss, jupe, kilt, kirtle, kiss, labellum, labium, labrum, lap, lass, lassie, ledge, limb, limbus, limitations, limits, line, lip, list, little missy, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, make a circuit, mantua, march, marches, marge, margin, marginate, maxiskirt, metes, metes and bounds, microskirt, midiskirt, miniskirt, minx, miss, missy, muu-muu, nudge, nymphet, orbit, osculate, outlines, outskirts, overdress, pale, pannier, parameters, peplum, perimeter, periphery, petticoat, piece, pinafore, purfle, purl, ragged edge, revolve, rim, romp, round, rub, sack, sari, sarong, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, scrape, selvage, set off, shake, shake off, shave, sheath, shirtdress, shore, shuffle out of, side, sideline, sidestep, sideswipe, skim, skip, skirting, skirts, slip, slit skirt, spiral, squeak by, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener, surround, tea gown, teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, touch, trim, tutu, verge, verges, virgin, wench, wheel, young creature, young thing
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skipping rope
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skirt chaser
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skirting board
skittle alley
skittle ball
skittle pin
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