verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of skirt
OTHER WORDS FROM skirtskirtless, adjectiveskirtlike, adjectiveun·skirt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for skirt
The stretchy side skirt allows for fitting on mattresses up to 18″ deep.The best mattress protectors for ensuring your bed lasts a long time|PopSci Commerce Team|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
Introducing Forest Star, the new collection features both activewear and tennis staples including high-neck tanks, tennis skirts, bike shorts, and hoodies.Shop Now: Eleven Launches Pieces From 2021 Collection|Nandi Howard|January 15, 2021|Essence.com
One year later, Milbury said Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma should have “taken off his skirt and gone over there” during a skirmish in which Penguins assistant Tony Granato held Bylsma back from Flyers coach Peter Laviolette.NBC Sports has parted ways with Mike Milbury, months after sexist on-air comment|Matt Bonesteel|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
That she can gather data like wildflowers, fill her skirts, and it will not change the fragility of history.
The Choe Top, in particular, is a work-appropriate T-shirt that is both stretchy and structured and looks just as sharp tucked into a tailored skirt as it does with jeans.
The short-skirted purple uniform looks charming on the well-built girl with the large, sad, blue eyes.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If this is truly the case, the E.U. will have skirted both its own rules and, by extension, Israel's Boycott Law.Why is the E.U. So Willing to Compromise on Settlement Guidelines?|Matt Lerner|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One thing the two laws would have had in common, though, is the ability to be easily skirted by gun manufacturers.
“They skirted around it by saying he was a man of faith,” said “Reality Steve” Carbone, who writes about The Bachelor on his blog.Why Did ‘The Bachelor’ Hide Sean Lowe’s Born-Again Virginity?|Ramin Setoodeh|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Filming stalled, then continued without him with a six-episode prequel that skirted around the titular character.Spartacus Hero Liam McIntyre’s Unlikely Rise into the Role|Adam Auriemma|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
In 1837 the churchyard had some pleasant walks along the sides, bounded by a low wooden fence, and skirted with trees.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
It is skirted by houses and gardens and is a valuable acquisition to the town.
The path leading to it is over a small ledge of rock, skirted on each side by a yawning abyss.
Immense plantations of rice, skirted by bananas and other fruit-trees, extend along the banks of the Pearl stream.