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  Definition of skirt
  1. a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
  2. cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  3. informal terms for a (young) woman
  4. 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"
  5. extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
  6. pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
  7. form the edge of
Similar Words: dame, doll, wench, chick, bird, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, dodge, duck, sidestep, surround, border

 

Hyponyms: ballet skirt, tutu, culotte, culottes, full skirt, gathered skirt, grass skirt, hobble skirt, hoopskirt, crinoline, kilt, lavalava, miniskirt, overskirt, sarong, quibble, fringe, girdle, gird, enclose, inclose, shut in, hem in

 

Part Meronyms: garment

 

Derivational Morphology: dodge, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedge, hedging, hedger, equivocator, edge, border, boundary line, borderline, delimitation, mete, environment, environs, surroundings, surround

 

Anagrams: stirk

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: rok   Albanian: fund  
Basque: gona   Bosnian: suknja  
Bulgarian: пола   Catalan: faldilla  
Chinese:   Croatian: suknja  
Danish: nederdel   Dutch: rok  
Esperanto: jupo   Estonian: seelik  
Finnish: hame   French: jupe  
Frisian: jûpe   Galician: iochdar and saia  
Georgian: ქვედაკაბა   German: Rock  
Greek: φούστα   Hebrew: חצאית and עקף  
Hindi: स्कर्ट   Hungarian: alj and szoknya  
Icelandic: pils   Indonesian: rok  
Interlingua: gonna   Irish: sciorta  
Italian: gonna   Japanese: スカート  
Korean: 치마   Latvian: stērbele  
Lithuanian: sijonas   Maltese: dublett  
Norwegian: skjørt   Polish: spódnica  
Portuguese: saia   Romanian: pulpană  
Russian: юбка   Slovak: bočnica and sukňa  
Slovene: krilo   Spanish: falda  
Swahili: skati   Swedish: kjol  
Tagalog: saya   Telugu: పరికిణి  
Turkish: etek   Ukrainian: спідниця  
Vietnamese: vạt áo   Welsh: sgert  
Yiddish: קליידל  
 
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