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skid

[ skid ]
/ skɪd /
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noun

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

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

RELATED WORDS

swerve, glide, drift, slip, veer, sheer, move, skew, slue

Nearby words

skiagraphic, skiamachy, skiascope, skiascopy, skibob, skid, skid fin, skid road, skid row, skidbladnir, skidder

Idioms

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
SYNONYMS FOR skid
9, 12 slip.
Related formsskid·ding·ly, adverban·ti·skid·ding, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for skidded

skid

/ (skɪd) /

verb skids, skidding or skidded

noun

Derived Formsskiddy, adjective

Word Origin for skid

C17: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare ski
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Idioms and Phrases with skidded

skid


In addition to the idiom beginning with skid

  • skid row

also see:

  • on the skids
  • put the skids on
  • put the skids under
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