Complete Definition of "skive"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪv|-aɪv

Noun
en-noun

#The iron lap used by diamond polishers in finishing the facets of the gem.

Verb
en-verb|skiv|ing

#To pare or shave off the rough or thick parts of (hides or leather).

  1. UK To avoid one's assigned work or duty. To slack off.

Derived terms
skiver

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