skive Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “skive” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [I, T]
/skaɪv/ ( also skive off) UK
to not go to school or work when you should, or to leave school or work earlier than you shouldLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding actionNot going to school
skiver noun [C] UK informal someone who skivesLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
Translations of “skive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 曠工, 逃學, 曠課…
in Russian сачковать, прогуливать…
in Turkish kaytarmak, işten kaçmak, okulu/işi kırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旷工, 逃学…
in Polish wagarować, bumelować…
(Definition of skive from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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