past tense of skip

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1 to move with a light springing step
  • children skipping along the woodland path

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2 to fail to attend
  • the day was so nice that we decided to skip class and go to the beach

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3 to strike and fly off at an angle
  • the soap slipped out of my hand and went skipping across the bathroom floor

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skip (out)


skipped (out)

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“Skipped.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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