Complete Definition of "skip"

English

Pronunciation
AHD|skĭp, IPA|/skɪp/, SAMPA|/skIp/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪp|-ɪp

Verb
en-verb|skip|p|ed

  1. To move by hopping on alternate feet.
  2. To leap about lightly.
  3. To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface.
  4. To omit or disregard intermediate items or stages.

#: my heart just skipped a beat.

  1. To place an item in a skip.

Translations
trans-top|To move by hopping on alternate feet
Dutch: huppelen
Finnish: hypellä
French: sautiller
German: hüpfen
Greek: ÏοÏοÏÎ·Î´Ï (horopido)
Italian: saltare, saltellare
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Japanese: ã¯ã­åã (ã¯ã­ããã, hanekairu)
Mandarin: zh-ts|跳|跳 (tiào)
Portuguese: saltitar
Spanish: saltar
Swedish: hoppa, skutta
Turkish: sekmek
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trans-top|To leap about lightly
Finnish: hyppiä, hypähdellä
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trans-top|To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface
Finnish: kimmota
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trans-top|To omit or disregard intermediate items or stages
Finnish: hypätä yli, sivuuttaa
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Norwegian: hoppe over, utelate
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Noun
Image:Skip_on_skip_carrier_01.jpg|thumb|A skip (2) and hauling vehicle
en-noun

  1. A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
  2. AU UK An open-topped rubbish bin, ranging in size from perhaps 1.5x1.5 metres up to 6x3 metres, designed to be lifted onto the back of a truck to take away both bin and contents. See also skep.
  3. AU slang An Australian person of Anglo-Celtic descent. Used by people of southern European descent (those who the "skips" in turn call "wogs"), not used by Anglo Australians themselves. Usually taken to be from w:Skippy the Bush Kangaroo|Skippy the Bush Kangaroo and not of itself insulting (though might be used as such).

#: 2001: Effie: How did you find the second, the defacto, and what nationality is she? <br> Barber: She is Australian.<br> Effie: Is she? Gone for a skip. You little radical you. <br> &mdash; w:Mary Coustas|Mary Coustas as her character w:Effie|Effie, TV series Effie: Just Quietly, 2001, episode Nearest and Dearest

  1. curlingThe player who call the shots|calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks
  2. Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship.

Synonyms
(open-topped rubbish bin): dumpster

Translations
trans-top|A leaping, jumping or skipping movement
Finnish: hyppely
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trans-top|An open-topped rubbish bin
Finnish: roskalava
French: benne f
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trans-top|An Australian person of Anglo-Celtic descent
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trans-top|(curling)The player who calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks
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Derived terms
skipping rope

Category:English intransitive verbs
Category:English transitive verbs
Category:English ergative verbs


Faroese
Pronunciation
IPA|[ÊiËp]

Noun
skip n

  1. ship

Declension
fo-decl-noun-n3|skip

Category:Faroese nouns
Category:fo:Ships|
Category:fo:Nautical


Icelandic
Icelandic declension hk sb 01|skip
Noun
skip n

  1. ship, boat

Synonyms
i-c|ship, boat bátur m, kafs hestur m

Derived terms
geimskip

Category:Icelandic nouns


Norwegian

Noun
skip n (definite singular: skipet; indefinite plural: skip; definite plural: skipa/skipene)

  1. ship

Category:Norwegian nouns

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