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skirt Idioms & Phrases


ballet skirt

  • noun very short skirt worn by ballerinas
    tutu.
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full skirt

  • noun a long skirt gathered at the waist
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gathered skirt

  • noun a skirt whose fabric is drawn together around the waist
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grass skirt

  • noun a skirt made of long blades of grass
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hobble skirt

  • noun a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914
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Hoop skirt

  • a framework of hoops for expanding the skirts of a woman's dress; called also hoop petticoat.
Webster 1913

skirt chaser

  • noun a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
    masher; wolf; woman chaser.
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skirt of tasses

  • noun armor plate that protects the body below the waist
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skirting board

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
    baseboard; mopboard.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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