Definition of skip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//skɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//skɪp//
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  1. 1a skipping movement She gave a skip and a jump and was off down the street.
  2. container for waste
  3. 2(British English) (North American English Dumpster™) a large open container for putting old bricks, rubbish/garbage, etc. in. The skip is then loaded on a lorry/truck and taken away.
  4. Word Originnoun sense 1 Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: skip