Meaning of SKIP in English
■ verb ( ~s , ~ping , ~ped )
1》 move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce.
↘jump lightly over.
2》 Brit. jump repeatedly over a rope which is held at both ends and turned over the head and under the feet.
↘ N. Amer. jump over (a rope) in such a way.
3》 omit (a section of something or a stage in a sequence).
4》 fail to attend or deal with; miss.
↘ informal leave quickly and secretly.
5》 throw (a stone) so that it skims the surface of water.
1》 a ~ping movement.
2》 N. Amer. informal a person who defaults or absconds.
ME: prob. of Scand. origin.
1》 Brit. a large transportable open-topped container for bulky refuse.
2》 a cage or bucket in which workers or materials are lowered and raised in mines and quarries.
3》 variant spelling of skep .
■ noun the captain or director of a side at bowls or curling.
■ verb ( ~s , ~ping , ~ped ) act as ~ of.
C19 (orig. Scots): abbrev. of ~per 1 .
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004