Usage examples for skit

  1. R. has also the distinction of evoking the genius of Fielding, whose first novel, Joseph Andrews, was begun as a skit or parody upon Pamela. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  2. A burlesque, a skit, a satire, if you will. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  3. The publication of this skit drew from a wrathful professional an indignant letter, in which he declared that insomuch as he was the one and only exponent of the equilibristic art who could balance a lighted lamp upon his head, the picture which illustrated this piece of " business" must be intended as a portrait of himself, though he considered it very badly done, and a libellous production. – Frank Reynolds, R.I. by A.E. Johnson
  4. Although there had been comic episodes in miracle plays and moralities, it was as interludes that the amusing skit and the tiny farce achieved an independent existence. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  5. That little skit of yours, pursued the caller, has swept the country. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  6. 8.- Anonymous Article, in the Birmingham Town Crier of November, 1877; a skit upon Mr. Collis's foolish speech. – Shakespeare's Bones by C. M. Ingleby
  7. At least it is superior to the average vaudeville skit of the present day. – The Dramatic Values in Plautus by Wilton Wallace Blancke