Definitions for skippingly
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
skipskɪp(v.; n.)skipped, skip•ping
(v.i.)to move in a light, springy manner by bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to pass from one point, thing, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes.
to go away hastily and secretly; flee without notice.
to be advanced two or more classes or grades at once.
to ricochet or bounce along a surface:
The stone skipped over the lake.
(v.t.)to jump lightly over:
to skip a fence.
to pass over without reading, noting, acting on, etc.:
I skipped the long descriptions in the book.
to miss or omit (one of a repeated series of rhythmic actions):
My heart skipped a beat.
to be absent from; avoid attendance at:
to skip a party.
to advance (a person) by two or more classes or grades at once. to be advanced beyond (a grade or class) in school.
to send (a missile) ricocheting along a surface.
to leave hastily and secretly; flee from (a place):
They skipped town.
(n.)a skipping movement; a light jump or bounce.
a gait marked by such jumps.
a passing from one point or thing to another, with disregard of what intervenes.
an instance of skipping or a thing skipped.
a melodic interval greater than a second.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of skip:
1250–1300; (v.) ME skippen, perh. < ON skopa to run (cf. Icel skoppa to skip)
skipskɪp(n.; v.)skipped, skip•ping.
(n.)the captain of a curling or bowling team.
Ref: skipper1 1
(v.t.)to serve as skip of (a curling or bowling team).
Ref: skipper1. 1
Origin of skip:
1820–30; short for skipper1
In a skipping way; moving with small hops or jumps.
in a skipping manner; by skips, or light leaps
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