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skeeter

[skee-ter] /ˈski tər/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; by aphesis and respelling, with dial. substitution of -er for final -o
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  • With mosquitoes came disease and exposure to species that have no immunity or protection from skeeter-borne illnesses.
Word Origin and History for skeeter
n.

colloquial shortening of mosquito, 1839, American English.

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Slang definitions & phrases for skeeter

skeeter

noun

A mosquito (1839+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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