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Definition of skirt noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a piece of clothing for a woman or girl that hangs from the waist a long/short/straight/pleated, etc. skirt
  2. 2[countable] skirts [plural] the part of a dress, coat, etc. that hangs below the waist
  3. 3[countable] an outer covering or part used to protect the base of a vehicle or machine the rubber skirt around the bottom of a hovercraft
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: skirt