Definitions of skirt:
  • noun:   a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
  • noun:   cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun:   informal terms for a (young) woman
  • verb:   pass around or about; move along the border
    Example: "The boat skirted the coast"
  • verb:   form the edge of
  • verb:   extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
  • verb:   avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    Example: "She skirted the problem"

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