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[skid-ee] /ˈskɪd i/
adjective, skiddier, skiddiest.
tending to skid or cause skidding:
a skiddy shopping cart; an icy, skiddy driveway.
Origin of skiddy
First recorded in 1900-05; skid + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I thought, skiddy can't have hired horses for Nefer-Elizabeth much as he's a circus man at heart.

    No Great Magic Fritz Reuter Leiber
  • Surely Mr. skiddy could not consider such a thing for a moment.

  • Mr. skiddy wanted to know, then, what the deuce he was to do?

  • skiddy flung himself out, lest his anger should get the best of him.

  • The premeditated and unmixed malice of Mrs. skiddy in leaving the baby, instead of Sammy or Johnny, was beyond question.

    Ruth Hall Fanny Fern
  • "But it will kill him," said skiddy, again crossing an ocean and a continent.

  • skiddy was unable to tell them, except that they were to stay by the prisoner until he could consult with the authorities.

  • Mr. skiddy started, and applied his toe vigorously to the rocker—it was no use.

    Ruth Hall Fanny Fern
  • He never realized before how many irons Mrs. skiddy had daily in the fire.

    Ruth Hall Fanny Fern
  • The rosy-cheeked young woman looked at Mrs. skiddy, Mrs. skiddy looked at her, and Tommy looked at both of them.

    Ruth Hall Fanny Fern

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