What does skirting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encircling(a), skirting(a)adjective

    being all around the edges; enclosing

    "his encircling arms"; "the room's skirting board needs painting"


  1. skirtingnoun

    skirting board

  2. skirtingnoun

    skirts collectively; material for skirts


  1. skirting

    Skirting generally refers to the act of going around or avoiding something. It could be a person genuinely avoiding a certain area, an object functioning as a border, or evading a direct approach towards issues or subjects. In household context, it could also refer to a material or board covering the bottom of an interior wall or a protective covering placed around the base of a structure or object.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skirting

    of Skirt

  2. Skirtingnoun

    a skirting board

  3. Skirtingnoun

    skirts, taken collectivelly; material for skirts

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of skirting in a Sentence

  1. Dana Lovejoy:

    I tell every teacher I know about what happened to me in an effort to protect them from the same thing happening to them. I am not the first to have this 'up-skirting' happen, and the recent stories in the news prove I am not the last, the fact that the action has been given a moniker is evidence that this is taking place too often and with little or no recourse for victims. Our laws have not kept up with our technology.

  2. Brian Netter:

    The state resorted to an unprecedented scheme of vigilante justice that was designed to scare abortion providers and others who might help women exercise their constitutional rights, while skirting judicial review.

  3. Donald Trump:

    What's the purpose of it? you know, it's always skirting the edge. What's the purpose of it? In the end, she had something in mind. She didn't want people to know or something. But what is she doing? Why is she doing it?

  4. Ben Sasse:

    You can't work for Huawei and then work for the Director of National Intelligence, he says that he was just helping Republican Senators understand American regulations, but he knows full well that the Chinese Communist Party isn't interested in following the law -- Republican Senators're interested in skirting the law.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    A rumpus
    B abduct
    C transpire
    D efface

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