Definitions of skirt

  1. To cover with a skirt; to surround.
  2. To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees.
  3. To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity.
  4. To border; pass along the edge of; as, to skirt a forest.
  5. To border: to form the edge of.
  6. To be on, or move along, the edge.
  7. To be on the border: to live near the extremity.
  8. 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"
  9. form the edge or
  10. pass around or about; move along the border; " The boat skirted the coast"
  11. To border; to run along the edge.
  12. To border; to form the border or edge of; to be on the border; to go along the edge of; to live near the extremity.
  13. a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
  14. form the edge of
  15. The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle.
  16. A loose edging to any part of a dress.
  17. Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything
  18. The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.
  19. The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other garment; an outer garment for women and girls, covering the body below the waist; a petticoat; margin or border; on a saddle, the side flaps.
  20. The part of a garment below the waist: a woman's garment like a petticoat: the edge of any part of the dress: border: margin: extreme part.
  21. Lower part of a woman's dress, or of a coat; edge; border.
  22. The loose lower part of a garment or of some other object; a petticoat.
  23. Margin; border.
  24. The lower and loose part of a coat or other garment; the edge of any part of a dress; border; margin; a woman's garment, like a petticoat; the diaphragm or midriff in animals.
  25. The loose part of a coat or garment below the waist; border; margin; among butchers, the midriff.
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