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skirts

noun , plural of skirt

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1 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • an old shack on the skirts of the town
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2 slang an adult female human being
  • met up with a couple of skirts at the diner
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skirts

verb , present tense third-person singular of skirt

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1 to avoid by going around
  • skirted the construction zone
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2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • the new bill would make it harder for companies to skirt environmental regulations
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3 to be adjacent to
  • the commercial district skirts the river's edge
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4 to serve as a border for
  • the wooden fence that skirts the construction site
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