Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun skirt

4 senses of skirt

Sense 1
skirt -- (cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist)
       => cloth covering -- (a covering made of cloth)

Sense 2
skirt -- (a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women)
       => garment -- (an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk")

Sense 3
annulus, skirt -- ((Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 4
dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird -- (informal terms for a (young) woman)
       => girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille -- (a young woman; "a young lady of 18")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb skirt

4 senses of skirt

Sense 1
hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep -- (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully")
       => avoid -- (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her")

Sense 2
skirt -- (pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast")
       => travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass -- (move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other")

Sense 3
skirt -- (form the edge of)
       => bound, border -- (form the boundary of; be contiguous to)

Sense 4
surround, environ, ring, skirt, border -- (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property")
       => touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point")

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