Origin of skeeter
1850–55; by aphesis and respelling, with dial. substitution of -er for final -o
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Examples from the Web for skeeter
They reluctantly agree to share their stories with Skeeter and recruit other maids to rat out their employers, too.Do I Have to Read The Help?
January 16, 2010
"This yere's the skeeter flats," imparted Microby, between slaps.The Gold Girl
James B. Hendryx
“Skeeter and I think they are just great,” and so they chattered on.
Say, Skeeter, when you come, bring your fish lines as there is a stream that looks like fish.
Lucy and Lil with Frank and his friend Skeeter, went over the mountain.
“We might make a basket of our hands and carry her thataway,” suggested Skeeter.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp
Word Origin and History for skeeter
colloquial shortening of mosquito, 1839, American English.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper