skips 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of skip
1
as in hops
to move with a light springing step children skipping along the woodland path

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2
as in misses
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
as in bounces
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

2 of 2

noun

plural of skip
as in commanders
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 25 Apr. 2024.

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