\ ˈskȯrt How to pronounce skort (audio) \

Definition of skort

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

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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 The skort is a short that looks like a skirt only in the front while still looking like a short in the back. Donna Duarte-ladd, Woman's Day, "Who Wears Short Shorts?," 18 May 2011 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 The collection puts a modern spin on preppy tennis style with colorful cable knits, skorts, dresses, footwear, and lots of headbands. Katie Van Syckle, The Cut, "Pharrell Williams Releases a Tennis Collection With Adidas Just in Time for the U.S. Open," 27 Aug. 2017 Among the new rules: no leggings (unless worn under shorts or a skort), joggers, or anything with a plunging neckline. Paige Spiranac, Fortune, "The Progression of Women’s Golf Is Plunging Further Than Our Necklines," 20 July 2017

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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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