(noun, verb)


1. a gait in which steps and hops alternate

Definition categories: act, gait

2. a mistake resulting from neglect

Similar word(s): omission

Definition categories: act, error, fault, mistake


1. bypass

- He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible

Similar word(s): jump

Definition categories: cognition, drop, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit

2. intentionally fail to attend

Similar word(s): cut

Definition categories: stative, miss

3. jump lightly

Similar word(s): hop

Definition categories: motion, bound, jump, leap, spring

4. leave suddenly

- skip town

Similar word(s): decamp, vamoose

Definition categories: motion, leave

5. bound off one point after another

Definition categories: motion, bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring

6. cause to skip over a surface

- Skip a stone across the pond

Similar word(s): skim, skitter

Definition categories: contact, throw

Sentences with skip as a verb:

- She will skip from one end of the sidewalk to the other.

- The rock will skip across the pond.

- I bet I can skip this rock to the other side of the pond.

- My heart will skip a beat.

- I will read most of the book, but skip the first chapter because the video covered it.

- Yeah, I really should go to the quarterly meeting but I think I'm going to skip it.

- to skip the rope

- The girls were skipping in the playground.