skid Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "skid" - English Dictionary

See all translations

skidverb [I]

uk   us   /skɪd/ (-dd-)
(especially of a vehicle) to slide along a surface so that you have no control: Trevor's bus skidded on some ice and hit a tree.

skidnoun [C]

uk   us   /skɪd/
a sliding movement that cannot be controlled: She was riding too fast on a wet road, and the motorbike went into a skid. one of two long flat pieces under some aircraft such as helicopters, which help the aircraft to land a support, often made of wood, for raising heavy objects off the ground or for moving them
Translations of “skid”
in Arabic يَنْزَلِق…
in Korean 미끄러지다…
in Malaysian tergelincir…
in French déraper…
in Turkish patinaj yapmak, kaymak…
in Italian slittare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指車輛)打滑…
in Russian заносить (об автомобиле)…
in Polish wpaść w poślizg…
in Vietnamese chèn, chặn…
in Spanish derrapar, patinar…
in Portuguese derrapar…
in Thai ลื่น…
in German rutschen…
in Catalan patinar, derrapar…
in Japanese (車などが)横滑りする…
in Indonesian tergelincir…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指车辆)打滑…
(Definition of skid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of skid?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “skid” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More