Harden apparently found this lecture so unbearable that he skipped out halfway through.
Ponomarev was among those who skipped the meeting with Obama this year.
My wife caught her breakfast with both hands as it skipped on the table bound for the window.
Midway though the questioning my driver came in, shook hands with the police chief, and skipped off out the door.
Schwarzenegger pressured Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown to join him for an event last night she should have skipped.
Most of the articles related to Earth alone, and he skipped them.
He skipped up and down the deck, and took an interest in everything.
I watched my chance and while mother was dressing sister in her new frock I tiptoed out of the house and skipped.
Things, she knew, often skipped a generation and then set in again.
So down he went, too, and took off his jacket, and skipped and frisked till he grew warm.
c.1300, "to spring lightly," also "to jump over," probably from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse skopa "to take a run," Middle Swedish skuppa "to skip, leap," from Proto-Germanic *skupan (cf. Middle Swedish skuppa, dialectal Swedish skopa "to skip, leap"). Related: Skipped; skipping.
Meaning "omit intervening parts" first recorded late 14c. Meaning "fail to attend" is from 1905. Meaning "to cause to skip or bound" is from 1680s. The custom of skipping rope has been traced to 17c.; it was commonly done by boys as well as girls until late 19c.
"a spring, a bound," early 15c., from skip (v.). Meaning "a passing over or disregarding" is from 1650s.
short for skipper (n.1), 1830, originally in sports jargon (curling).