Skype

verb
\ ˈskīp How to pronounce Skype (audio) \
Skyped; Skyping also Skypeing; Skypes

Definition of Skype

transitive + intransitive

: to use the Skype service to make calls (see call entry 2 sense 8) with enabled video support On Wednesday … Swift Skyped her pal from "halfway around the world" and sent out a message of love via Instagram … .— Ashley Iasimone And you may be simultaneously clicking a hyperlink to the last "Colbert Report," I.M.-ing with friends and Skyping with your sweetheart.— Alison Gopnik

First Known Use of Skype

2003, in the meaning defined above

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“Skype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Skype. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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