how to pronounce skip


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skip is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of skip in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… solution might be counseling but skip a …”

meanings of skip


  1. A college servant.
  2. A person who attempts to disappear so as not to be found.
  3. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  4. A skep, or basket.
  5. A charge of syrup in the pans.
  6. A beehive.
  7. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
  8. An Australian of Anglo-Celtic descent.
  9. The scoutmaster of a troop of scouts (youth organization) and their form of address to him.
  10. Skywave propagation.
  11. A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
  12. A transportation container in a mine, usually for ore or mullock.
  13. The captain of a sports team. Also, a form of address by the team to the captain.
  14. The captain of a bowls team, who directs the team's tactics and rolls the side's last wood, so as to be able to retrieve a difficult situation if necessary.
  15. A wheeled basket used in cotton factories.
  16. The player who calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks.
  17. Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship, or other person in authority.
  18. A large open-topped container for waste, designed to be lifted onto the back of a truck to remove it along with its contents. (see also skep).


  1. To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface.
  2. To throw (something), making it skim, ricochet, or bounce over a surface.
  3. To leap about lightly.
  4. To leave, especially in a sudden and covert manner.
  5. To place an item in a skip.
  6. To leap lightly over.
  7. To pass by a stitch as if it were not there, continuing with the next stitch.
  8. To move by hopping on alternate feet.
  9. To disregard, miss or omit part of a continuation (some item or stage).
  10. To jump rope.
  11. Not to attend (some event, especially a class or a meeting).


  1. A male given name from Old Norse.

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