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skit

play
noun \ˈskit\

Simple Definition of skit

  • : a short, funny story or performance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of skit

  1. 1 :  a jeering or satirical remark :  taunt

  2. 2a :  a satirical or humorous story or sketchb (1) :  a brief burlesque or comic sketch included in a dramatic performance (as a revue) (2) :  a short serious dramatic piece; especially :  one done by amateurs

Examples of skit in a sentence

  1. One of the funniest skits in the show was about cheerleading.



Origin and Etymology of skit

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1727

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SKIT Defined for Kids

skit

play
noun \ˈskit\

Definition of skit for Students

  1. :  a brief sketch in play form




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