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English definition of “skip”

skip

noun [C] (CONTAINER)    /skɪp/ UK (US trademark Dumpster)
a large metal container into which people put unwanted objects or building or garden waste , and brought to and taken away from a place by a special truck when people ask for itContainers for waste
(Definition of skip noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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