Found 2 items, similar to Skip.
English → English
n 1: a gait in which steps and hops alternate
2: a mistake resulting from neglect [syn: omission
v 1: bypass; “He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence
, pass over
, skip over
2: intentionally fail to attend; “cut class”
3: jump lightly [syn: hop
4: leave suddenly; “She persuaded him to decamp”
; “skip town”
5: bound off one point after another [syn: bound off
6: cause to skip over a surface; “Skip a stone across the pond”
English → English
, v. t.
1. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
2. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as,
to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these
two chapters. --Bp. Burnet.
3. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone. [Colloq.]
, n. [See Skep
1. A basket. See Skep
. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
3. (Mining) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for
hoisting mineral and rock.
4. (Sugar Manuf.) A charge of sirup in the pans.
5. A beehive; a skep.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skipped
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. skippen, of uncertain origin; cf. Icel.
skopa run, skoppa to spin like a top, OSw. & dial. Sw.
skimmpa to run, skimpa, skompa, to hop, skip; or Ir. sgiob to
snatch, Gael. sgiab to start or move suddenly, to snatch, W.
ysgipio to snatch.]
1. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly
implying a sportive spirit.
The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day,
Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? --Pope.
So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and
frisking fantastically. --Hawthorne.
2. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking,
or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing;
-- often followed by over.
1. A light leap or bound.
2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to
another; an omission of a part.
3. (Mus.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a
degree at once. --Busby.
, a lackey; a footboy. [Slang.] --Swift.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Bluefish