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KK Pronunciation

〔 skFt 〕


〔 skәːt 〕

Overview of noun skirt

The noun skirt has 4 senses

  • skirt -- (cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist)

  • skirt -- (a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women)

  • annulus, skirt -- ((Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar)

  • dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird -- (informal terms for a (young) woman)

Overview of verb skirt

The verb skirt has 4 senses

  • hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep -- (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")

  • skirt -- (pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast")

  • skirt -- (form the edge of)

  • surround, environ, ring, skirt, border -- (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property")