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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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