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skips

verb
present tense third-person singular of skip

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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skips

noun
plural of skip

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a person in overall command of a ship
  • the skip's barking orders again

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“Skips.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skips. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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