Synonyms of skid
slideDictionary • The car pulled up too fast and skidded on the shoulder of the road.
slide • She slipped and slid downhill on her backside.
slip • Be careful not to slip.
slither • He slithered down the bank.
coast • I slipped into neutral gear and coasted down the slope.
glide • Waiters glide between tightly packed tables.
skim • seagulls skimming over the waves
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coastIf a vehicle coasts somewhere, it continues to move there with the motor switched off, or without being pushed or pedalled.
• I slipped into neutral gear and coasted down the slope.
glideIf you glide somewhere, you move silently and in a smooth and effortless way.
• Waiters glide between tightly packed tables.
skimIf something skims a surface, it moves quickly along just above it.
• seagulls skimming over the waves
Thesaurus for skid from the Collins English Thesaurus
to cause (a vehicle) to slide sideways or (of a vehicle) to slide sideways while in motion, esp out of control