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See definition of skirting on Dictionary.com
  • verbborder; be on the edge
  • verbavoid; get around

synonyms for skirting

  • bound
  • define
  • edge
  • flank
  • fringe
  • hem
  • margin
  • rim
  • surround
  • verge
  • lie along
  • lie alongside
See also synonyms for: skirtings
  • dodge
  • elude
  • sidestep
  • evade
  • ignore
  • bypass
  • circumvent
  • skip
  • equivocate
  • duck
  • detour
  • escape
  • circumnavigate
  • hedge
  • burke
  • steer clear of
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antonyms for skirting

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  • let go
  • center
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
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How to use skirting in a sentence

The walls were painted blue, the skirting almost a third of the height, and so wide at the top as to form a narrow shelf.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Presently they ascended a clay bluff a hundred feet high, skirting its edge where it was free from timber.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
They were now skirting the borders of the lake, and their bright dresses were reflected like painted shadows in the still water.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
Away out in front of the regiment ran a little creek, skirting the hill on which the rebels were massed.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
There is but a slight skirting of forest, which denotes to the distant spectator the locality of this creek.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
We then steered for the course, not by the high road, but skirting it along the fields.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
Cautiously skirting the fences, they at last pulled up a few feet from a dark wall.
TALES OF THE ARGONAUTSBRET HARTE
Scott passed around Lake Chalco to the southwest, and thence moved west skirting the south shore.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Here we turned away toward the north, skirting the marshes and after several days arriving at what I have called Long Lake.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SKIRTING

  • abutting
  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • bounding
  • edging
  • near
  • neighboring
  • next door
  • on the edge of
  • skirting
  • touching
  • brim
  • brink
  • fringe
  • hem
  • margin
  • outskirts
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • rim
  • skirting
  • verge
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