Dictionary.com

skid

[ skid ]
/ skɪd /
Save This Word!
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.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

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
skid·ding·ly, adverban·ti·skid·ding, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for skid

skid
/ (skɪd) /

verb skids, skidding or skidded

noun

skiddy, adjective
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.
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!