skid

[ skid ]
/ skɪd /
See synonyms for: skid / skidded / skidding on Thesaurus.com

noun

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

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

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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
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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
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Idioms and Phrases with skid

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