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Synonyms for skirt
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skirt(noun)

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

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

  2. skirt(noun)

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

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

  3. annulus, skirt(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    doughnut, halo, bird, doll, chick, annulus, ring, anchor ring, dame, wench

  4. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird(verb)

    informal terms for a (young) woman

    Synonyms:
    gentlewoman, shuttlecock, fowl, wench, bird, razzing, lady, birdie, madam, dame, snort, chick, hiss, razz, boo, hoot, raspberry, annulus, biddy, ma'am, doll, dolly, shuttle

  5. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk

  6. skirt(verb)

    pass around or about; move along the border

    "The boat skirted the coast"

    Synonyms:
    parry, circumvent, evade, hedge, elude, surround, fudge, ring, put off, border, sidestep, duck, dodge, environ

  7. skirt(verb)

    form the edge of

    Synonyms:
    parry, circumvent, evade, hedge, elude, surround, fudge, ring, put off, border, sidestep, duck, dodge, environ

  8. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border(verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    "The forest surrounds my property"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, elude, circumvent, evade, band, butt against, frame, butt, butt on, echo, sidestep, surround, phone, peal, abut, environ, besiege, edge, wall, call up, parry, fence in, duck, call, knell, fence, hedge, border, resound, put off, reverberate, smother, bound, beleaguer, hem in, frame in, march, ring, fudge, palisade, telephone, dodge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skirt

    Synonyms:
    border, trim, confine, bound, surround, encircle

    Antonyms:
    penetrate, enter, interpenetrate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skirt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flap, loose part (of a garment below the waist)

  2. skirt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    petticoat

  3. skirt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    edge, border, margin, verge, rim, extreme part

  4. skirt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    border, form the border or edge of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. skirt(n)

    Synonyms:
    petticoat (underskirt), kilt, fustanella, kirtle, margin, border, edge, rim

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bib, skirts, petticoat, diaphragm, hem, dress, d.

How to pronounce skirt?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say skirt in sign language?

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How to use skirt in a sentence?

  1. Ash Fulk:

    For me, I like bringing lamb out to tailgates, i think lamb grills out fast, it's delicious and it's a little different than your classic tailgate items. Skirt steak is also one of my personal favorites. You marinate it, throw it in a Ziploc bag, total ghetto style, and it cooks real fast.

  2. Katniss Everdeens:

    I made a hoop skirt out of toilet paper, tape and glue, it was definitely the most difficult part of Katniss Everdeens wedding dress, which, you do n’t even see in the end. But it created the silhouette that I wanted.

  3. Alex Vatanka:

    The pandemic showed that the leaders in the Islamic Republic always want to skirt responsibility, and there was plenty of blame-shifting on this occasion, the regime is desperate for hard cash; it has looked to any and all sources possible.

  4. The Ferguson Commission report:

    We believe that if we attempt to skirt the difficult truths, if we try to avoid talking about race, if we stop talking about Ferguson, as many in the region would like us to, then we can not move forward.

  5. John Aristizabal:

    People laugh and ask why I'm wearing a skirt, it's all for the kids, to catch a smile.


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