Definition of 'skive'
Example sentences containing 'skive'
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We have lost track of Dan but he probably wouldn't want to skive off something like this anyway. POPCO (2004)Dan called me a'terrible skiver' when I caught up with him and it's true - I do skive off all the time. POPCO (2004)
Taper and skive four thongs, form a loop with the small end of the longest strand, and seize all strands together. THE SHIPPING NEWS (2004)
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Used Rarely. skive is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'skive'
British English: skive /skaɪv/ VERB
If you skive, you avoid working, especially by staying away from the place where you should be working.
The company treated me as though I were skiving.
- American English: avoid work
- Arabic: يَهْجُرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: evitar trabalhar
- Chinese: 逃避劳动
- Croatian: zabušavati
- Czech: ulít se z práce
- Danish: pjække
- Dutch: drukken (zich)
- European Spanish: gandulear
- Finnish: lintsata
- French: tirer au flanc
- German: drücken (sich)
- Greek: λουφάρω
- Italian: schivare
- Japanese: 仕事をサボる
- Korean: 의무를 저버리다
- Norwegian: splitte
- Polish: lenić się
- European Portuguese: baldar-se
- Romanian: a trândăvi
- Russian: увиливать
- Spanish: faltar a clase
- Swedish: skolka
- Thai: หนีงาน
- Turkish: kaytarmak
- Ukrainian: прогулювати
- Vietnamese: trốn tránh trách nhiệm
Definition of skive from the Collins English Dictionary
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