noun Chiefly British.
Origin of skittle
Examples from the Web for skittles
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.
There is even epicurean asceticism, which asserts that beer and skittles are alone satisfying.Twelve Types|G.K. Chesterton
But it is not to be concluded that it is all beer and skittles for Eve.Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch
The President says, "he doesn't know anything about that," and looks a little surprised, as if I had proposed a game of skittles.
I rammed in, windmillin' all round and knocking 'em down like skittles.Tales of Chinatown|Sax Rohmer
The costermongers boast of their skill in pugilism as well as at skittles.