skit

play
noun \ ˈskit \

Definition of skit

1 :a jeering or satirical remark :taunt
2 a :a satirical or humorous story or sketch
b (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

  1. One of the funniest skits in the show was about cheerleading.

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Origin and Etymology of skit

origin unknown

Other Performing Arts Terms


SKIT Defined for English Language Learners

skit

play
noun

Definition of skit for English Language Learners

  • : a short, funny story or performance


SKIT Defined for Kids

skit

play
noun \ ˈskit \

Definition of skit for Students

:a brief sketch in play form


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