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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being all around the edges.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : The hills skirt the town. ,Traffic skirts the town. ,The senator skirted the issue
  • They say that on the way to Trinkitat several of them were passed, and great care had to be taken in skirting alongside.
  • LEMON: That's what I call skirting a question.
  • A company might be making unbelievable profits one year and "skirting" bankruptcy the next. for more
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