skid

[ skid ]
/ skɪd /

noun

verb (used with object), skid·ded, skid·ding.

verb (used without object), skid·ded, skid·ding.

QUIZZES

FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?

Idioms for skid

Origin of skid

1600–10; 1925–30 for def. 18; apparently <Old Norse skith (noun), cognate with Old English scīd thin slip of wood; see ski

OTHER WORDS FROM skid

skid·ding·ly, adverban·ti·skid·ding, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for skid

British Dictionary definitions for skid

skid
/ (skɪd) /

verb skids, skidding or skidded

noun

Derived forms of skid

skiddy, adjective

Word Origin for skid

C17: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare ski
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with skid

skid

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.