Definition of 'skirt'
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Work winter florals into your wardrobe with a pencil skirt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Pair a tropical tee with this skirt and get clashing those prints. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You do not have to skirt around the issue. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Use masking tape to get a clean line along skirting boards and edges. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Trim off the excess at the ceiling and skirting board. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wear a skirt or dress in the length that is most typical for you. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Continue in this way round the skirt. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Wear it in its purest form with matching trousers or skirt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Keep it soft with a full skirt for dancing around in as the sun sets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Team this patterned pencil skirt with a slouchy white tee. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the shorter length of skirt will get good use too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In this weather long skirts and velvet tops. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Denim shorts and skirts with frayed edges give an authentic feel. The Sun (2012)They used to make holes in the skirting boards and come out and look at you. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)She skirts a question on whether she misses it by saying that she would not want to do the hours. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It means we do not skirt the tough issues when we know that hurt and distance have entered the relationship. Christianity Today (2000)Pin and stitch the skirt pieces together into one long length with French seams. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)All dignity is lost, with skirts around their waists. The Sun (2009)Two scarves in clashing prints or a printed T-shirt and skirt are modern ways to rock the look. The Sun (2010)I might consider wearing shorter skirts and cut myself some slack. The Sun (2013)For the skirt, cut out from across the fabric as many strips of the correct width as necessary. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)When I first represented England we still wore skirts on the field! Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'skirt'
British English: skirt /skɜːt/ NOUN
A skirt is a piece of clothing worn by women and girls. It fastens at the waist and hangs down around the legs.
- American English: skirt
- Arabic: جَونَلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: saia
- Chinese: 裙子
- Croatian: suknja
- Czech: sukně
- Danish: nederdel
- Dutch: rok
- European Spanish: falda
- Finnish: hame
- French: jupe
- German: Rock
- Greek: φούστα
- Italian: gonna
- Japanese: スカート
- Korean: 스커트
- Norwegian: skjørt
- Polish: spódnica
- European Portuguese: saia
- Romanian: fustă
- Russian: юбка
- Spanish: falda
- Swedish: kjol
- Thai: กระโปรง
- Turkish: etek giysi
- Ukrainian: спідниця
- Vietnamese: váy ngắn
British English: skirt VERB
Something that skirts an area is situated around the edge of it.
We raced across a large field that skirted the slope of a hill.
Definition of skirt from the Collins English Dictionary
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