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Meaning of SKIT

Pronunciation:  skit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a short theatrical episode
 

SKIT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: acting, performing, playacting, playing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Skit\, v. t. [Prov. E. skitto slide, as adj., hasty,
    precipitate, of Scand. origin, and akin to E. shoot, v.t.;
    cf. Icel. skyti, skytja, skytta, a marksman, shooter,
    skj[=o]ta to shoot, sk[=u]ta a taunt. [root]159. See
    {Shoot}.]
    To cast reflections on; to asperse. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
    --Crose.
    
    
  2. \Skit\, n.
    1. A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a
       squib. --Tooke.
    
             A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers
             is given in his ``Tritical Essay upon the Faculties
             of the Human Mind;'' but that is a mere skit
             compared with this strange performance. --Leslie
                                                   Stephen.
    
    2. A wanton girl; a light wench. [Obs.]
    
    
 

 

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