skeeter

[skee-ter]
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noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. skee-ball,
  2. skeech,
  3. skeef,
  4. skeena,
  5. skeet,
  6. skeeter hawk,
  7. skeeve,
  8. skeevy,
  9. skeezicks,
  10. skeezy

Origin of skeeter

1850–55; by aphesis and respelling, with dial. substitution of -er for final -o

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Word Origin and History for skeeter

skeeter

n.

colloquial shortening of mosquito, 1839, American English.

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