Definition of "skip" []

  • To move by hopping on one foot and then the other. (verb-intransitive)
  • To leap lightly about. (verb-intransitive)
  • To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet. (verb-intransitive)
  • To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes: skipped through the list hurriedly; skipping over the dull passages in the novel. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be promoted in school beyond the next regular class or grade. (verb-intransitive)
  • To spring or move lightly, esp to move by hopping from one foot to the other (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To jump over a skipping-rope (verb)
  • To cause (a stone, etc) to bounce or skim over a surface or (of a stone) to move in this way (verb)
  • To omit (intervening matter), as in passing from one part or subject to another (verb)
  • To read or deal with quickly or superficially (verb)
  • To miss deliberately (verb)
  • To leave (a place) in haste or secrecy (verb)
  • A skipping movement or gait (noun)
  • The act of passing over or omitting (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "skip" in a sentence
  • "The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب: just for the label skip to main"
  • "Minor Revisions: Minor Revisions: the meaning behind the title skip to main"
  • "The Bayer Family Blog: Whoops, forgot a title skip to main"