Ponomarev was among those who skipped the meeting with Obama this year.
An advertiser who skipped the comedy night got the same report from a colleague.
Having “skipped adolescence,” as he put it, Gingrich made up for it years later as a married candidate in the 1970s.
Midway though the questioning my driver came in, shook hands with the police chief, and skipped off out the door.
Courting a broad audience, she also skipped the more inflammatory lines from her stump speeches: no direct jabs at the other guy.
Most of the articles related to Earth alone, and he skipped them.
She skipped to the tiny turret which rose above our heads, and lifted the door-latch.
I watched my chance and while mother was dressing sister in her new frock I tiptoed out of the house and skipped.
But he skipped into the coffin, with the image of St Michael by his side.
So down he went, too, and took off his jacket, and skipped and frisked till he grew warm.
c.1300, "to spring lightly," also "to jump over," probably from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse skopa "to take a run," Middle Swedish skuppa "to skip, leap," from Proto-Germanic *skupan (cf. Middle Swedish skuppa, dialectal Swedish skopa "to skip, leap"). Related: Skipped; skipping.
Meaning "omit intervening parts" first recorded late 14c. Meaning "fail to attend" is from 1905. Meaning "to cause to skip or bound" is from 1680s. The custom of skipping rope has been traced to 17c.; it was commonly done by boys as well as girls until late 19c.
"a spring, a bound," early 15c., from skip (v.). Meaning "a passing over or disregarding" is from 1650s.
short for skipper (n.1), 1830, originally in sports jargon (curling).
A thorough scrutiny of a naked person, esp for hypodermic needle marks, concealed narcotics, etc (1935+ Police)
: They skin-searched both couples (1970+)