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skirt

skirt

 
 
pronunciation:
skuhrt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of clothing that hangs from the waist and is worn by a woman or girl.
She wore a blouse and skirt.
 
definition 2: the part of a piece of clothing such as a dress or jacket that hangs down from the waist.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: skirted, skirting, skirts
definition 1: to be located on the edge of.
Thick forests skirt the town.
similar words:
bypass
definition 2: to go around rather than through or into.
The road skirts the city.
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