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  • verbbounce or jump over
  • verbavoid, miss

synonyms for skipping

  • bound
  • carom
  • dance
  • fly
  • glance
  • hop
  • leap
  • ricochet
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • skim
  • skitter
  • bob
  • bolt
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • cavort
  • flee
  • flit
  • frisk
  • gambol
  • graze
  • lope
  • prance
  • run
  • skedaddle
  • spring
  • step
  • tiptoe
  • trip
  • hippety-hop
  • make off
  • skirr
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antonyms for skipping

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  • stand
  • stay
  • wait
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
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How to use skipping in a sentence

So they went down again, he limping, she skipping almost like a girl, but with a division of thought which saddened both.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
But she had been skipping around the garden for several days before the doctor would allow the visit to the freight-car house.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
"I have good news for you, Bessie," said Mrs. Worthington as Bessie came skipping into the room from her play.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
I see myself skipping gracefully over to the wash-basin, he said aloud.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There was pap looking wild, and skipping around every which way and yelling about snakes.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Then the British began to send balls skipping over the water, and soon after the Americans answered back.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
He chose a flat pebble and sent it skipping across the surface with a vicious snap of his wrist.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The ponies came skipping here and there, nimbly dodging in and out between the dog-holes.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
And between times I'm to go skipping about, chasing long white whiskers and brass howitzers and B-flat trombones, I suppose.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
A young man goes skipping and bounding along a street in the capital.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
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WORDS RELATED TO SKIPPING

  • absence
  • defection
  • desertion
  • skipping
  • truancy
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