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Definition of Skirt


  1. The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle.
  2. A loose edging to any part of a dress.
  3. Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything
  4. A petticoat.
  5. The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.
  6. To cover with a skirt; to surround.
  7. To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees.
  8. To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity.

Skirt Quotations

Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.
Shirley Chisholm

When I was 14, I thought I looked terrible. I wore these typical Slavic shoes with metal bottoms so you could always hear me coming and this really ugly princess skirt and blouse with the top button closed. I had a boy haircut, a baby face covered with pimples, and a really big nose.
Marina Abramovic

The most important thing I can tell you about aging is this: If you really feel that you want to have an off-the-shoulder blouse and some big beads and thong sandals and a dirndl skirt and a magnolia in your hair, do it. Even if you're wrinkled.
Maya Angelou

Colour is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.
Christian Dior

A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
Ronald Knox
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Skirt Translations

skirt in Afrikaans is rok, romp
skirt in Danish is nederdel
skirt in Dutch is rok, vrouwenrok
skirt in Finnish is hame
skirt in French is jupe
skirt in German is Rock, herumgehen
skirt in Italian is gonna
skirt in Portuguese is saia
skirt in Spanish is falda
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