Meaning of SKIRT in English

SKIRT

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ long , short

She was wearing a short denim ~.

▪ ankle-length , calf-length , knee-length

▪ tight

▪ circular , flared , full , gathered , voluminous

She tucked up her voluminous ~s to make room for Jane.

▪ A-line , mini (usually miniskirt ) , pencil , straight

▪ pleated , wrap-around

▪ cotton , denim , linen , etc.

▪ plaid ( esp. AmE ), tartan

She wore the plaid ~ that was the uniform of her private school.

▪ grass , hula

girls in grass ~s from Hawaii

▪ matching

a green jacket with a matching ~

VERB + SKIRT

▪ hike up ( esp. AmE ), hitch up , lift , pick up , pull up

▪ pull down

▪ smooth , smooth down

She sat down, smoothing her ~.

▪ straighten

SKIRT + VERB

▪ billow , swirl

Her full ~ billowed around her as she danced.

▪ ride up

Her ~ rode up her thighs when she sat down.

▪ fall

The ~ falls just above the knee.

SKIRT + NOUN

▪ length

▪ suit ( AmE )

I've worn both ~ suits and pant suits to interviews.

PHRASES

▪ the hem of sb's ~

I lifted the hem of my ~.

II.

verb

Skirt is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ edge

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .