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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?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
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Indian

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How to use skirt in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Paul Jenkins:

    A couple of trans people have written in and said 'You know, it's quite dangerous when we are presented as men in skirt or dresses,'.

  3. 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.

  4. Labriah Lee Holt:

    When you have on a push-up bra and a fringed skirt, it can sometimes, unfortunately, feel like it comes with the territory, i never experienced anything where someone on the professional staff or the team said something or made me feel that way. But you definitely experience that when you encounter people who have been drinking beer.

  5. 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!

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