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Noun skirt has 3 senses
  1. skirt - cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
    --1 is a kind of
    cloth covering
    --1 is a part of garment
    --1 has parts: lap, lap covering; seat
  2. skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has parts:
     box pleat; kick pleat; placket; slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip-fastener; sunburst pleat, sunray pleat; hemline
    --2 has particulars:
     ballet skirt, tutu; culotte, culottes; full skirt; gathered skirt; grass skirt; hobble skirt; hoopskirt, crinoline; kilt; lavalava; miniskirt; overskirt; sarong
  3. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird - informal terms for a (young) woman
    --3 is a kind of girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille
Verb skirt has 4 senses
  1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep - avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
    --1 is one way to avoid
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. skirt - pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
    --2 is one way to
    travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. skirt - form the edge of
    --3 is one way to
    bound, border
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. surround, skirt, border - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
    --4 is one way to touch, adjoin, meet, contact
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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