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



BrE BrE//skɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//skɪt//
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skit (on something) a short piece of humorous writing or a performance that makes fun of somebody/something by copying them a skit on daytime TV programmes Word Originearly 18th cent. (in the sense ‘satirical comment or attack’): related to the rare verb skit ‘move lightly and rapidly’, perhaps from Old Norse (compare with skjóta ‘shoot’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: skit