skirt

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. more...
  • She may also use her hands to hold her skirt out from her body.
  • So you can either look at it directly or you can skirt around it.
  • They sat across the room from each other, and he looked up her skirt.
  • The latter alone had made the road very well where it skirted his own property. Cited from The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1, by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • When he reached the large white house where he lived he skirted it carefully. Cited from Evelina's Garden, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Their road again entered the forest which they had been skirting for the last two days. Cited from Vivian Grey, by The Earl of Beaconsfield
  • They skirted the end of the ball-room until they came to another door opening into the hall. Cited from Elusive Isabel, by Jacques Futrelle
  • The girls can wear skirts any time of year but are most accepted in summer.
  • There they turned down a by-path and took the walk skirting the lower lake. Cited from God Success,John Graham (David Graham Phillips
  • Once more we skirted around it, keeping as far away as possible. Cited from Into the Jaws of Death, by Jack O'Brien
  • They emerged at length into a more open forest which skirted the river. Cited from The Last Trail, by Zane Grey
  • None moved but the page, who went toward him skirting the wall. Cited from The Princess and Curdie, by George MacDonald
  • They enter the forest very briefly before skirting the eastern edge again.
  • He skirted the rock, making a soft, quick way to where the camp lay. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • Death quickly hid under her skirt and was taken inside the house with her.
  • All women are required to wear skirts and head covers out of respect.
  • High-cut skirts allowed for more freedom of movement in the legs.
  • Skirting the outside wall of the garden, he made his way to the shore of the lake. Cited from By Right of Conquest, by G. A. Henty
  • So we skirted around the edge, and on the way came across a few early gardens. Cited from Into the Jaws of Death, by Jack O'Brien
  • He is reported to have said that he would never allow "skirts" in his classes.
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Meaning of skirt

  • noun Cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun A garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
  • verb Pass around or about; move along the border
    The boat skirted the coast
  • verb Form the edge of