from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pair of shorts having a flap or panel across the front and sometimes the back to resemble a skirt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a pair of shorts designed to look like a skirt via the addition of large swathes of fabric
sk(irt) + (sh)ort.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of shorts and skirt (Wiktionary)