verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby skirt
Origin of skirt
OTHER WORDS FROM skirtskirt·less, adjectiveskirt·like, adjectiveun·skirt·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for skirted
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
“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
Bailey also writes that Palin skirted the law during the Troopergate affair.
But as it turns out, Brown had his own Latin misadventure, one that may have skirted the law.
She was just crossing a meadow, which was skirted by a wood.Bijou|Gyp
Every now and then she stopped and listened intently, peering among the trees that skirted the road or across the expanse of moor.Little Folks (November 1884)|Various
Between its terminal moraines and the older moraines we have skirted, a rather voluminous stream has eroded its valley.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
I then turned to the right, and entered the low hills which skirted the plain on that side.Western Himalaya and Tibet|Thomas Thomson
The road to Maxton, the Prices' place, skirted the village and then went directly up quite a steep elevation.A House Party with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed