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skirt

skirt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word skirt

Definition
(noun) cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
Definition
(noun) a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
Definition
(noun) (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
Synonyms : annulus

Definition
(noun) informal terms for a (young) woman
Synonyms : bird , chick , dame , doll , wench

Definition
(verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
Synonyms : circumvent , dodge , duck , elude , evade , fudge , hedge , parry , put off , sidestep
Example Sentence
  • He dodged the issue
  • she skirted the problem
  • They tend to evade their responsibilities
  • he evaded the questions skillfully

Definition
(verb) pass around or about; move along the border
Example Sentence
  • The boat skirted the coast

Definition
(verb) form the edge of
Definition
(verb) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
Synonyms : border , environ , ring , surround
Example Sentence
  • The forest surrounds my property

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skirt

skirts are worn by girls to attract boys, so girls can persuade boys easily and can AVOID CLEVERLY their problems
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