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Synonyms for skirt

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skirt

    border, trim, confine, bound, surround, encircle

    penetrate, enter, interpenetrate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skirtnoun

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

    doll, wench, annulus, dame, bird, chick

  2. skirtnoun

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

    doll, wench, annulus, dame, bird, chick

  3. annulus, skirtnoun

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

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

  4. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, birdverb

    informal terms for a (young) woman

    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, sidestepverb

    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"

    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. skirtverb

    pass around or about; move along the border

    "The boat skirted the coast"

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

  7. skirtverb

    form the edge of

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

  8. surround, environ, ring, skirt, borderverb

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    "The forest surrounds my property"

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skirtnoun

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

  2. skirtnoun


  3. skirtnoun

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

  4. skirtverb

    border, form the border or edge of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. skirtnoun

    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.

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How to use skirt in a sentence?

  1. Kate Upton:

    I saw the next wave coming and it didn’t look that large from my point of view, but it must have hit the rock just right and caught on, the skirt whenever it’s wet with all the tools is very heavy and it dragged me down. Everybody was scared.

  2. Claire Jungman:

    There is no need to skirt sanctions for medical goods. The U.S. has made broad exceptions and authorizations that allow for the commercial sale and export of food, humanitarian goods, including medicine and medical devices, to or from Iran, the U.S. government has made numerous offers to help Iran with the coronavirus outbreak. Rather than accept, Iran has accused the U.S. of engineering the virus as a biological weapon and has even said that medicine from the U.S. could spread the disease or make it last longer.

  3. 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!

  4. Stella Nyanzi:

    It's those sort of mergers we need, where it will not matter what one wears, it will not matter if Keem is wearing a skirt, you know when a match is refusing to light?

  5. Lynda LaCasse:

    I remember her saying, here was this person that she was working for and she idolized him. And he kind of put her up against a wall. And he put his hand up her skirt and he put his fingers inside her. She felt like she was assaulted, and she really didnt feel there was anything she could do.

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