HyperDic: skirt

English > 8 senses of the word skirt:
NOUNartifactskirtcloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
artifactskirta garment hanging from the waist
plantskirt, annulus(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
person skirt, dame, doll, wench, chick, birdinformal terms for a (young) woman
VERBcommunicationskirt, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, dodge, duck, sidestepavoid / avoid or try to avoid / avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
motionskirtpass around or about
stativeskirtform the edge of
contactskirt, surround, environ, ring, borderextend on all sides of simultaneously
skirt > pronunciation
Soundssker't
RhymesAlbert ... yogurt: 70 rhymes with ert...
English > skirt: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningCloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist.
Part ofgarmentAn article of clothing
Partslap, lap coveringThe part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
seatThe cloth covering for the buttocks
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
Spanishfalda
Catalanfaldilla
English > skirt: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women.
Partsbox pleatA flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
hemlineThe line formed by the lower edge of a skirt / skirt or coat
kick pleatpleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking
placketA piece of cloth sewn under an opening
slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip fastenerA fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
sunburst pleat, sunray pleatknife pleat cut on the bias to produce a flared effect
Narrowerballet skirt, tutuVery short skirt worn by ballerinas
culotteA divided skirt
full skirtA long skirt gathered at the waist
gathered skirtA skirt whose fabric is drawn together around the waist
grass skirtA skirt made of long blades of grass
hobble skirtA long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914
hoopskirt, crinolineA skirt stiffened with hoops
kiltA knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
lavalavaA skirt consisting of a rectangle of calico / calico or printed cotton
maxiA long skirt ending below the calf
miniskirt, miniA very short skirt
overskirtAn outer skirt worn over another skirt
sarongA loose skirt consisting of brightly colored fabric wrapped around the body
BroadergarmentAn article of clothing
Spanishenaguas, falda
Catalanfaldilla
English > skirt: 8 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaning(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar.
Synonymannulus
CategoryFungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdomThe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools
Part ofpartial veilmembrane of the young / young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
Spanishanillo, ánulo
Catalananell
English > skirt: 8 senses > noun 4, person
Meaninginformal terms for a (young) woman.
Synonymsdame, doll, wench, chick, bird
Broadergirl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, filleA young woman
Spanishbomba, chica, gachí, moza, muchacha, muñeca, nena, polla, tía
Catalanmossa, nena, noia, xavala, xicota
English > skirt: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningavoid / avoid or try to avoid / avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "she skirted the problem"
Synonymshedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, dodge, duck, sidestep
NarrowerbegDodge, avoid answering, or take for granted
quibbleEvade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanisheludir, esquivar, evadir, evitar, rehuir
Catalandefugir, eludir, esquivar, evadir, evitar
English > skirt: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningPass around or about; move along the border.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The boat skirted the coast"
Broadertravel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, passMove past
Spanishbordear, rodear
Catalanbordejar, encerclar, envoltar
English > skirt: 8 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningform the edge of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderbound, borderform the boundary / boundary of
Spanishrodear
Catalanbordejar, encerclar, envoltar
English > skirt: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningExtend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymssurround, environ, ring, border
NarrowercloisterSurround with a cloister
cloisterSurround with a cloister, as of a garden
enclose, close in, inclose, shut inSurround completely
fringedecorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
girdle, girdPut a girdle on or around
hem inSurround in a restrictive manner
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishcercar, circundar, envolver, rodear
Catalancircumdar, encerclar, envoltar, rodejar, voltar

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