skip /skɪp/ verb (present participle skipping, past tense and past participle skipped)
MOVE FORWARD [I] › to move forward, jumping quickly from one foot to the other: She watched her daughter skipping down the street. JUMP [I] (US skip rope) › to jump over a rope while you or two other people move it over and then under your body again and again: I skip for ten minutes every day to keep fit. NOT DO [T] › to not do something that you usually do or that you should do: I think I'll skip lunch today - I'm not very hungry. AVOID [T] (also skip over) › to avoid reading or talking about something by starting to read or talk about the next thing instead: I usually skip the boring bits.