Synonyms for skirt

Synonyms for (noun) skirt

Synonyms: skirt

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

Similar words: garment

Definition: an article of clothing

Usage: garments of the finest silk


Synonyms: skirt

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

Similar words: cloth covering

Definition: a covering made of cloth


Synonyms: dame, doll, chick, bird, wench, skirt

Definition: informal terms for a (young) woman

Similar words: girl, fille, miss, missy, young woman, young lady

Definition: a young woman

Usage: a young lady of 18


Synonyms: skirt, annulus

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

Similar words: plant part, plant structure

Definition: any part of a plant or fungus

Synonyms for (verb) skirt

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: avoid

Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

Usage: Her former friends now avoid her


Synonyms: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: skirt

Definition: pass around or about; move along the border

Usage: The boat skirted the coast

Similar words: go by, go past, surpass, travel by, pass, pass by

Definition: move past

Usage: A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window; He passed his professor in the hall; One line of soldiers surpassed the other


Synonyms: skirt

Definition: form the edge of

Similar words: border, bound

Definition: form the boundary of; be contiguous to