Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “skirt”

See all translations

skirt

noun [C]  /ˈskɜrt/ us  

skirt noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a piece of women’s clothing that hangs from the waist and does not have material between the legs, or the part of a dress below the waist: She looked good in a skirt and blouse.

skirt

verb [T]  /ˈskɜrt/ us  

skirt verb [T] (GO AROUND)

to go around or move along the edge of something: We were skirting the highways and taking the back roads.
Translations of “skirt”
in Korean 스커트…
in Arabic تَنّورة…
in French jupe…
in Turkish etek…
in Italian gonna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女裙,半身裙, (保護機器的)外罩,護板…
in Russian юбка…
in Polish spódnica…
in Spanish falda…
in Portuguese saia…
in German der Rock…
in Catalan faldilla…
in Japanese スカート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女裙,半身裙, (保护机器的)外罩,挡板…
(Definition of skirt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of skirt?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “skirt” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More