[HuffPo] Givenchy Opts out of Couture: Sound the fashion alarm—Givenchy is skipping Couture Fashion Week this January.
And yesterday, we learned that the state's top three Democrats will be skipping the Democratic convention.
Last night he told Fox News that the teen was not running but skipping in the rain.
Author Daisy Whitney picks three new young-adult novels that will have you skipping the hallways.
At 13, he was already headed for trouble, skipping school and getting into drugs.
The danses hautes or baladines had a skipping step, and were practised only by clowns and country people.
I was always laughing and skipping about like a featherbrain.
Sometimes it is necessary to have umpires to watch for fouls, such as skipping a player in passing the bag.
She hurried away, skipping toward the dressing room building.
The new morning, skipping across the sparkling lake, climbed up to Dorry's window and wakened her with its sunny touch.
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+)