AskDefine | Define skipping

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1 a gait in which steps and hops alternate
2 a mistake resulting from neglect [syn: omission]


1 bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible" [syn: jump, pass over, skip over]
2 intentionally fail to attend; "cut class" [syn: cut]
3 jump lightly [syn: hop, hop-skip]
4 leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town" [syn: decamp, vamoose]
5 bound off one point after another [syn: bound off]
6 cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond" [syn: skim, skitter] [also: skipping, skipped]skipping See skip

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  1. present participle of skip

Extensive Definition

Skipping can refer to several things:

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