noun \ˈskit\

: a short, funny story or performance

Full Definition of SKIT

:  a jeering or satirical remark :  taunt
a :  a satirical or humorous story or sketch
b (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

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

Origin of SKIT

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1727

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany


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