skirting Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
dodge; fudge; sidestep; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
- He dodged the issue
- she skirted the problem
- They tend to evade their responsibilities
- he evaded the questions skillfully
verb pass around or about; move along the border
- The boat skirted the coast
verb form the edge of
verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
- The forest surrounds my property
adjective satellite being all around the edges; enclosing
- his encircling arms
- the room's skirting board needs painting
(Arch.) A skirting board.R.
Skirts, taken collectivelly; material for skirts.
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