Definition of skip offBritish, informal
- They skipped off before the check arrived.
- She skipped off with all the money.
: 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
: a light bounding step
: a gait composed of alternating hops and steps
: an act of omission or the thing omitted
: 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
: to act as skipper of
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
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
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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