"skirt" in the noun sense
cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
a garment hanging from the waist worn mainly by girls and women
3. annulus, skirt
Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
4. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird
informal terms for a (young) woman
"skirt" in the verb sense
1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep
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"
pass around or about move along the border
"The boat skirted the coast"
form the edge of
4. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border
extend on all sides of simultaneously encircle
"The forest surrounds my property"
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