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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)

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.

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"