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skirt

skirt

 
 
pronunciation:
skuhrt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woman's or girl's garment that hangs from the waist.
 
definition 2: the part of a garment such as a dress or jacket that hangs down from the waist.
definition 3: (offensive slang) a woman.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: skirted, skirting, skirts
definition 1: to edge or go around.
I skirted the meadow.
similar words:
border, bypass, circumvent, coast, verge
definition 2: to go around rather than through or into.
The road skirts the city.
similar words:
circumvent, rim
definition 3: to avoid or evade.
He skirted the subject of his debts.
similar words:
circumvent
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to border or go along the edge of something.
similar words:
bound
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