skip off

Definition of skip off

British, informal

  1. :  to leave a place quickly in a secret and improper way They skipped off before the check arrived. She skipped off with all the money.

Word by Word Definitions

skipplay
  1. :  to move or proceed with leaps and bounds or with a skip

    :  to bound off one point after another :  ricochet

    :  to leave hurriedly or secretly

  1. :  a light bounding step

    :  a gait composed of alternating hops and steps

    :  an act of omission or the thing omitted

  1. :  the captain of a side in a game (such as curling or lawn bowling) who advises the team as to the play and controls the action

    :  skipper

  1. :  to act as skipper of

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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