Synonyms of skirt


1. skirt, cloth covering

usage: cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist

2. skirt, garment

usage: a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

3. annulus, skirt, plant part, plant structure

usage: (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

4. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille

usage: informal terms for a (young) woman


1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, avoid

usage: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

2. skirt, travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass

usage: pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"

3. skirt, bound, border

usage: form the edge of

4. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

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Definition and meaning of skirt (Dictionary)