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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 for "skirt":

    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?

  1. skirt

How to use skirt in a sentence?

  1. John Austin Hopkins:

    With respect to some of the girls, his hands are going up their shirts, both the front side and back sides of their shirts, reaching up under the skirt, grabbing their buttocks.

  2. Bryanna Reid:

    - If a woman wears short skirt in the company of man it means "I want to fuck", if she talks with a man when she wears short skirt it means "I want to fuck just you". - And if I have no clothes now? - It means that I'm gonna fuck you right now!

  3. Lady Gaga:

    That's why that album was successful, because I was able to write some music that wasn't made while I had the fear of God in me, pulling my skirt down in a studio because men were shoving their hands up my dress.

  4. John Sanford:

    Sometimes he’d have on hot pants, a mini-skirt and six-inch stilettos.

  5. 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.


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