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 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 Firstly, Kardashian was spotted getting ice cream, while wearing a floral, retro bikini top with a matching skort. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kourtney Kardashian Wears Two Steamy Swimsuit Looks in One Day," 7 July 2018 Unlike her opponent, who opted for a traditional tennis skort, Williams made yet another fashion statement on the court with her long Nike pants and bright red belt. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Serena Williams Proves You Can Wear An All-Black Bodysuit in the Summer and Still Win at Life," 29 May 2018 In the opening scene, the singer is shown wearing an orange turtleneck and a white skort. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Wears a Skort in the "Back to You" Music Video," 10 May 2018 Juliet Odierna, 4-foot-3 and 80-pounds with blondish hair and blue eyes, was last seen around the 3000 block of Oasis Boulevard in Cape Coral wearing a blue polo shirt, khaki skort and black shoes. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "Amber Alert issued for an 8-year-old girl | Miami Herald," 22 Feb. 2018 Shevah reworks menswear, creating skort-like khaki bottoms and floppy hats and beanies. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "At Tel Aviv Fashion Week: Celeb-Beloved Designers, Young Talents, and Diverse Runways," 21 Mar. 2019

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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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3 May 2020

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“Skort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skort. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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