Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of skip.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Performing any act indicated by skip, in any sense; especially, taking skips or leaps; frisking; hence, flighty; giddy; volatile.
  • Characterized by skips or leaps.

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Examples

  • Needless to say, I didn't really care for school, I was more interested in skipping classes or causing trouble which got me kicked out of school in November of 1989.

    Robyn N. Cohen: A Tribute to a Special Teacher and a Special School

  • I remember Ben implying that the club holds bigger ‘powers’ than it looks like, and it can hold a key to the final loop (maybe it helps you in someway time-skipping is not now).

    The Tail Section » Easter Eggs for “Because You Left” and “The Lie”

  • Next day Little Red Riding-WJT was again skipping through the forest, plucking her eyepiadder-free mysquil bouquets when the ogre snuck up again and threw her into the deepest dungeon.

    February’s Japan Blog Matsuri

  • This month, the president will make his third official overseas visit as president to four Asian countries, including a Muslim majority country, Indonesia, once again skipping Israel and sending the message to the Israeli public that he is uninterested in engaging the Israelis directly.

    Alon Ben-Meir: Change We Can Believe in

  • This month, the President will make his third official overseas visit as President to four Asian countries, including a Muslim majority country, Indonesia, once again skipping Israel and sending the message to the Israeli public that he is uninterested in engaging the Israelis directly.

    Alon Ben-Meir: CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN

  • In many cases i find the labor saved in skipping the kneading has been made up in cleaning up flour from every bloody surface in the kitchen.

    Messing With the Bread

  • There are some types of programs that people tend to watch from start to finish which would seem to be sounder bets for ads: soap operas, shopping channel shows and local TV news. eMarketer senior analyst Ben Macklin thinks that ad skipping is unlikely to shrink the overall ad spending pie.

    DVR Owners Watching Ads After All | Impact Lab

  • Spellchecking, Open Office, skipping the German words because I don't know any of them, found:

    Rabett Run

  • The list crams together diverse examples of cultural detritus, skipping from a masterpiece by Duchamp to the catchphrase of Truman, juxtaposing references to books and commercial art, films and television ads.

    Quick Review 03 : Christian Bök : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Davis also said his 2002 Olympic experience, or non-experience, played a role in skipping the three-man team pursuit, where he would have been considered the USA's second-best skater.

    USATODAY.com - Davis does what's best for him

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