- A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
- 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.
- (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).
verb (skip, p, ed)
- 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> — w:Mary Coustas, Mary Coustas as her character w:Effie, Effie, TV series Effie: Just Quietly, 2001, episode Nearest and Dearest
- (curling)The player who call the shots, calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks
- Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship.
- To move by hopping on alternate feet.
- To leap about lightly.
- To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface.
- To omit or disregard intermediate items or stages.
- my heart just skipped a beat.
- To place an item in a skip.
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