Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a skirt: usually in composition.
  • Having a skirt: usually in composition.
  • Having the skirt or skirting removed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective bordered
  • adjective passed around
  • adjective narrowly missed
  • adjective evaded
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of skirt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Exquisitely clad in short-skirted Chanel suits, both Mrs. Buckley and Mrs. Brown had what looked to me to be the most enormous knees and tiny little legs imaginable.

    Michael Henry Adams: "Would You Like Me To Take My Shoes Off?", Dancing, Lunching and Laughing With Mrs. William F. Buckley, Jr.

  • Behind him his two girls, in short-skirted costumes, white stockings, and low shoes, their heads powdered and earrings sparkling in their ears, huddled together behind their father, wrapped up in their light mantles.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Behind him his two girls, in short-skirted costumes, white stockings, and low shoes, their heads powdered and earrings sparkling in their ears, huddled together behind their father, wrapped up in their light mantles.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Behind him his two girls, in short-skirted costumes, white stockings, and low shoes, their heads powdered and earrings sparkling in their ears, huddled together behind their father, wrapped up in their light mantles.

    The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes

  • Also, they will do things for people in short-skirted velveteen coats with bone buttons, or in sleeved waistcoats and fur caps, which they cannot be persuaded by the respectable orders of society to undertake.

    The Bed-Book of Happiness

  • As we were steaming out I saw a long unfamiliar sight, in the shape of a wholesome, sunburnt English girl, dressed in short-skirted blue serge, stepping out as only an English girl can.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • Behind him his two girls, in short-skirted costumes, white stockings, and low shoes, their heads powdered and earrings sparkling in their ears, huddled together behind their father, wrapped up in their light mantles.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Also, they will do things for people in short-skirted velveteen coats with bone buttons, or in sleeved waistcoats and fur caps, which they cannot be persuaded by the respectable orders of society to undertake.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • Also, they will do things for people in short-skirted velveteen coats with bone buttons, or in sleeved waistcoats and fur caps, which they cannot be persuaded by the respectable orders of society to undertake.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • a _poblana_ -- one of the belles of the village -- in short-skirted, bright-coloured petticoat, embroidered but sleeveless chemisette, with small satin slippers upon her feet; head, shoulders, and bosom, shrouded in the blue-grey _reboso_; arms and ankles bare.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

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