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  Definition of skid
  1. an unexpected slide
  2. a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel''s rotation
  3. one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  4. move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
  5. slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
  6. apply a brake or skid to
  7. elevate onto skids
Similar Words: slip, sideslip, brake shoe, shoe, slue, slew, slide

 

See Also: stumble, slip up, trip up

 

Hyponyms: submarine, side-slip

 

Part Meronyms: drum brake, drum brakes, chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough

 

Derivational Morphology: dislocate, luxate, splay, slip, slue, slew, slide, steal, glide, coast, slider, sideslip, skidder, slipper, brake shoe, shoe

 

Anagrams: disk

 

 
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