sked

1 of 2

noun

informal
: schedule
But the bad omens kept coming—early and often. Four games into the sked, coach Paul Westphal offered to quit after over-hearing co-captains Payton and Baker openly argue about his performance after a loss to Orlando.John Gustafson
Though he's no longer doing the film (sked conflicts), he's still tight with the trainers.Entertainment Weekly

sked

2 of 2

verb

skedded; skedding

transitive verb

informal
: schedule
"Tiebreaker," the much better play, is skedded for a seven-week run, after which it may or may not have an afterlife.Bill Edwards

Examples of sked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Noun
But Monday brunch is a genuine public service, allowing those of us with less traditional work skeds — including the hospitality pros who pour your mimosas on weekends — to partake of this queen of meals. Amy Drew Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2023
Verb
Memorial services are pending; the family has sked for donations to be made to the Stax Music Academy in lieu of flowers. Chris Willman, Variety, 6 Dec. 2022 Anyone with information on Allen’s whereabouts or the case is sked to call Opelika police at 334-705-5200, the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665 or Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867). Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 3 Feb. 2022 There are seven of those awaiting on 2021′s sked, including what are predicted to be three of the best teams in the Pac-12. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Aug. 2021 Their first-half sked rated low in difficulty, but about a quarter of their second-half games are against the Dodgers and Padres. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 July 2021

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Word History

Etymology

Noun

by shortening & alteration

Verb

by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

Noun

1929, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sked was in 1929

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Cite this Entry

“Sked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sked. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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