: a pair of shorts made to resemble a skirt (as with an overlapping front panel)

Examples of skort in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While out for a date with boyfriend Travis Kelce on March 24 in Malibu, California, Swift rocked a preppy look with a pleated skort, sweater and loafers. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2024 Or, maybe Taylor Swift just wanted to wear her skort and blue sweater. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 25 Mar. 2024 The body of the skort is made with durable nylon and spandex material, and the thick waistband will hold the skort in place without causing discomfort. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024 This skort has a navy gingham pattern that creates visual texture while the ruffle makes the silhouette more playful. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 6 Jan. 2024 The brand made our list of the best workout leggings, and its sleek skort is a favorite of one Buy Side editor. Sarah Grossbart, wsj.com, 14 Dec. 2023 Unlike a lot of athletic wear, the $28 flouncy and breathable skort won't set you back a pretty penny. Gabriela Izquierdo, Southern Living, 25 Oct. 2023 Read on for the best skorts of 2023 that PEOPLE tested. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 18 Oct. 2023 And the savings have already started — keep scrolling for denim dresses, skirts, and skorts, inspired by your favorite stars that start at just $19. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 2 Oct. 2023

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Word History


blend of skirt entry 1 and shorts

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skort was in 1951

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“Skort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skort. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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