noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of skittle
Example sentences from the Web for skittle
When a deal is about to close at work, is there always a bag of Skittles within reach?
And when I passed the refreshment stand on the way out of the theater, I could not help but think of Skittles.Hollywood, Shootings, and ‘2 Guns’: When Is Stylized Violence Obscene?|Michael Daly|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Martin had just taken a trip to a convenience store for a bag of Skittles candy and a can of drink.Zimmerman Trial Gets Punked—and ‘Stand Your Ground’ Takes Center Stage|Jacqui Goddard|July 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the evening, he left to walk less than a mile to the 7-Eleven to get a can of soda and a bag of Skittles for Chad.
Skittles fly up behind him, a reminder of the reason Martin went to the store that night.
Wonder whether my "Firmness" is as large as Professor Skittles declared.
These not being familiar military words of command, the men stuck there like skittles.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
Bowling and the game of skittles are also favourite pastimes, and to the latter especially several romantic stories attach.Tyrol and its People|Clive Holland
The men laughed and fell in for their first march, when they began to realise that a soldier's life was not all beer and skittles.Soldier Stories|Rudyard Kipling
It means that he is strong enough—but you think it skittles, Colonel Creighton—to make any one do anything he wants.Kim|Rudyard Kipling