Meaning of SKIP in English


I. verb (~ped; ~ping) Etymology: Middle English ~pen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skopa to hop Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to move or proceed with leaps and bounds or with a ~, to bound off one point after another ; ricochet , to leave hurriedly or secretly , 3. to pass over or omit an interval, item, or step, to omit a grade in school in advancing to the next, misfire 1, transitive verb 1. to pass over without notice or mention ; omit , to pass by or leave out (a step in a progression or series), 2. to cause to ~ (a grade in school), to cause to bound or skim over a surface , to leap over lightly and nimbly, 4. to depart from quickly and secretly , to fail to attend or participate in , ~pable adjective II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a light bounding step, a gait composed of alternating hops and steps, an act of omission or the thing omitted, III. noun Etymology: short for 2~per Date: 1830 the captain of a side in a game (as curling or lawn bowling) who advises the team as to the play and controls the action, ~per II, IV. transitive verb (~ped; ~ping) Date: 1900 to act as ~per of

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