skort

noun
\ ˈskȯrt How to pronounce skort (audio) \

Definition of skort

: 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 This slim-fit, golf and tennis-friendly skort is made for movement. Margaux Lushing, Forbes, "Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Best Gifts For Avid Tennis Players," 9 May 2021 This asymmetrical skort calls back to ’90s playgrounds with a front that looks like a skirt and a back that passes as shorts. Emma Athena, Outside Online, "The Best Active Skirts for Every Adventure," 2 May 2021 This skort is basic and versatile without being boring. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, "Tennis Skorts Are the Trend Princess Diana Did Better Than Anyone Else—And They're Finally Back," 19 Mar. 2021 Just like with shorts, a skort should be no more than an inch or two above the knee. Angela Watson, chicagotribune.com, "What to wear on the golf course," 28 Feb. 2021 Thanks to Instagram, Adeola's bold pieces attracted the attention of musician SZA, who performed at Coachella in a Tia Adeola skort set in 2018, putting Adeola on the fashion map. Shelby Comroe, Marie Claire, "Small Business Spotlight: Celeb-Beloved Clothing Brand Tia Adeola," 13 Jan. 2021 On her: Louis Vuitton shirt, $2,210, vest, $2,760, skort, $3,450, brooch, price upon request, and belt, $750, louisvuitton.com, Stetson hat, $245, stetson.com, Church’s boots, $1,150, church-footwear.com. WSJ, "Photos: American Fashion Rides Again," 20 Apr. 2020 Shorts don't get caught or twisted underneath like my other skorts. Madison Durham, USA TODAY, "20 great things you can get at Lands' End under $50," 27 Mar. 2020 All in Motion includes clothing for men, women and children, which includes tees, tanks, polos, shorts, skorts, pants, leggings, sports bras, swimwear and light outerwear. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Target set to launch 'All in Motion' this month, an activewear brand 'created for everyone'," 9 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of skort

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skort

blend of skirt entry 1 and shorts

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Last Updated

14 May 2021

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“Skort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skort. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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