Definition of Skip

  • (n.) A basket. See Skep.
  • (n.) A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  • (n.) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  • (n.) A charge of sirup in the pans.
  • (n.) A beehive; a skep.
  • (v. i.) To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit.
  • (v. i.) Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over.
  • (v. t.) To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  • (v. t.) To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
  • (v. t.) To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
  • (n.) A light leap or bound.
  • (n.) The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  • (n.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.

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