Definition of Skip

1. Noun. A gait in which steps and hops alternate.

Generic synonyms: Gait

2. Verb. Bypass. "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
Exact synonyms: Jump, Pass Over, Skip Over
Generic synonyms: Drop, Leave Out, Miss, Neglect, Omit, Overleap, Overlook, Pretermit

3. Noun. A mistake resulting from neglect.
Exact synonyms: Omission
Specialized synonyms: Failure
Generic synonyms: Error, Fault, Mistake
Derivative terms: Omit, Omit

4. Verb. Intentionally fail to attend. "Cut class"
Exact synonyms: Cut
Generic synonyms: Miss
Specialized synonyms: Bunk Off, Play Hooky
Derivative terms: Skipper

5. Verb. Jump lightly.
Exact synonyms: Hop, Hop-skip
Generic synonyms: Bound, Jump, Leap, Spring
Derivative terms: Hop, Hop, Hopper, Hopper, Hopper
Also: Hop On, Skip Over

6. Verb. Leave suddenly. "Skip town"
Exact synonyms: Decamp, Vamoose
Generic synonyms: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Language type: Colloquialism

7. Verb. Bound off one point after another.
Exact synonyms: Bound Off
Generic synonyms: Bounce, Bound, Rebound, Recoil, Resile, Reverberate, Ricochet, Spring, Take A Hop

8. Verb. Cause to skip over a surface. "Skip a stone across the pond"
Exact synonyms: Skim, Skitter
Generic synonyms: Throw

Definition of Skip

1. n. A basket. See Skep.

2. v. i. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit.

3. v. t. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.

4. n. A light leap or bound.

Definition of Skip

1. Verb. (intransitive) To move by hopping on alternate feet. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To leap about lightly. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To throw (something), making it skim, ricochet, or bounce over a surface. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To disregard, miss or omit part of a continuation (some item or stage). ¹

6. Verb. To place an item in a skip. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive informal) Not to attend (some event, especially a class or a meeting). ¹

8. Verb. (transitive informal) To leave; as, to skip town, to skip the country. ¹

9. Verb. To jump rope. ¹

10. Noun. A leaping, jumping or skipping movement. ¹

11. Noun. (Australia NZ British) A large open-topped rubbish bin, designed to be lifted onto the back of a truck to take away both bin and contents. See also skep. ¹

12. Noun. (mining) A transportation container in a mine, usually for ore or mullock. ¹

13. Noun. Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship, or other person in authority. ¹

14. Noun. (curling) The player who calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks. ¹

15. Noun. (Australia) (slang) An Australian person of Anglo-Celtic descent. ¹

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Definition of Skip

1. to move with light springing steps [v SKIPPED, SKIPPING, SKIPS]

Medical Definition of Skip

1. 1. A basket. See Skep. 2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories. 3. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock. 4. A charge of sirup in the pans. 5. A beehive; a skep. See: Skep. 1. A light leap or bound. 2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part. 3. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once. Skip kennel, a lackey; a footboy. Skip mackerel. See Bluefish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skip

skip (current term)
skip a beat
skip a generation
skip areas
skip car
skip cars
skip distance
skip hoist
skip hoists
skip out
skip over
skip rope
skip town
skip tracer

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