Definitions for skirt

Definitions for (noun) skirt

Main entry: skirt

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

Main entry: skirt

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

Main entry: dame, doll, chick, bird, wench, skirt

Definition: informal terms for a (young) woman

Main entry: skirt, annulus

Definition: (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

Definitions for (verb) skirt

Main entry: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude

Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Main entry: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Main entry: skirt

Definition: pass around or about; move along the border

Usage: The boat skirted the coast

Main entry: skirt

Definition: form the edge of

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