Definition of skit
1 : a jeering or satirical remark : taunt
2a : a satirical or humorous story or sketchb (1) : a brief burlesque or comic sketch included in a dramatic performance (such as a revue) (2) : a short serious dramatic piece; especially : one done by amateurs
Examples of skit in a Sentence
One of the funniest skits in the show was about cheerleading.
Recent Examples of skit from the Web
The production (which seems like too fancy a word) feels thrown together, a mishmash of letters, stand-up and video skits, served with an incongruous pickling of surreal shtick.
Enrollees learn makeup, facial expressions, acting movements, skits, one-liners, magic tricks and (drumroll, please) balloon art.
A double feature with trivia, prizes, video shorts and live action skits. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Protesters sang, danced and performed skits on the Capitol steps and walked through lawmakers' office space to pressure them to vote for the bill.
An assembly features skits performed by some of the girls in the language of Sadri, one of several languages spoken in Jharkhand.
As part of the curriculum, each student crafts an original poem, skit or other piece of performance art set in the historic period when the show takes place.
Later, at the end of the 90-minute production — which also includes film clips and quotations from famous people — the actors revisit the physical bullying skit.
The community is invited to the free event, which will feature a showing of the agency's 25th anniversary video, skits by the Creative Comedy Crew, a basket raffle and, of course, birthday cake.
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Origin and Etymology of skit
First Known Use: circa 1727See Words from the same year
SKIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skit for English Language Learners
: a short, funny story or performance
SKIT Defined for Kids
Definition of skit for Students
: a brief sketch in play form
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