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Definition of Skip

Skip

  1. A basket. See Skep.
  2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  3. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  4. A charge of sirup in the pans.
  5. A beehive; a skep.
  6. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit.
  7. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over.
  8. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  9. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
  10. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
  11. A light leap or bound.
  12. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  13. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.

Skip Quotations

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
Leo Buscaglia

It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Teenagers blithely skip off to uncertain futures, while their parents sit weeping curbside in the Volvo, because the adolescent brain isn't yet formed enough to recognize and evaluate risk.
Michael J. Fox

Skip the religion and politics, head straight to the compassion. Everything else is a distraction.
Talib Kweli

I try to leave out the parts readers skip.
Elmore Leonard
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Skip Translations

skip in Italian is saltellare, lancio
skip in Spanish is brincar, brinco, saltarse, brincar
skip in Swedish is hoppa

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