Definition of skirmish verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    skirmish

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈskərmɪʃ//
     
    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skirmish
     
    he / she / it skirmishes
     
    past simple skirmished
     
    -ing form skirmishing
     
     
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  1. to take part in a short fight or argument
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    noun
  3. skirmishing
     
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  4.  
    noun [uncountable] There are reports of skirmishing along the border.
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