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Skirt vs. Skit

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Skirtnoun

An article of clothing, usually worn by women and girls, that hangs from the waist and covers the lower part of the body.

Skitnoun

A short comic performance.

Skirtnoun

The part of a dress or robe, etc., that hangs below the waist.

Skitnoun

A jeer or sally; a brief satire.

Skirtnoun

A loose edging to any part of a dress.

Skitnoun

(obsolete) A wanton girl; a wench.

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Skirtnoun

A petticoat.

Skitverb

To make fun of.

Skirtnoun

A woman.

Skitverb

To cast reflections on; to asperse.

Skirtnoun

Women collectively, in a sexual context.

Skitnoun

A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a squib.

‘A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers is given in his "Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Human Mind;" but that is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.’;

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Skirtnoun

Sexual intercourse with a woman.

Skitnoun

A wanton girl; a light wench.

Skirtnoun

Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything.

Skitnoun

A short theatrical presentation, often comical or satirical. Comical skits are sometimes presented by amateur or ad hoc groups at parties, dinners, or other social gatherings.

Skirtnoun

The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.

Skitnoun

a short theatrical episode

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Skirtverb

To be on or form the border of.

‘The plain was skirted by rows of trees.’;

Skirtverb

To move around or along the border of; to avoid the center of.

Skirtverb

To cover with a skirt; to surround.

Skirtverb

To avoid or ignore (something); to manage to avoid (something or a problem); to skate by (something).

‘He skirted the issue of which parties to attend by staying at home instead.’;

Skirtnoun

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.

Skirtnoun

A loose edging to any part of a dress.

‘A narrow lace, or a small skirt of ruffled linen, which runs along the upper part of the stays before, and crosses the breast, being a part of the tucker, is called the modesty piece.’;

Skirtnoun

Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything

Skirtnoun

A petticoat.

Skirtnoun

The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.

Skirtverb

To cover with a skirt; to surround.

‘Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold.’;

Skirtverb

To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees.

Skirtverb

To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity.

‘Savages . . . who skirt along our western frontiers.’;

Skirtnoun

cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist

Skirtnoun

a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

Skirtnoun

informal terms for a (young) woman

Skirtverb

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’;

Skirtverb

pass around or about; move along the border;

‘The boat skirted the coast’;

Skirtverb

form the edge of

Skirtverb

extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle;

‘The forest surrounds my property’;

Skirt

A skirt is the lower part of a dress or a separate outer garment that covers a person from the waist downwards.At its simplest, a skirt can be a draped garment made out of a single piece of fabric (such as pareos). However, most skirts are fitted to the body at the waist or hips and fuller below, with the fullness introduced by means of darts, gores, pleats, or panels.

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