skit (plural skits)

  1. A short comic performance.
  2. A jeer or sally; a brief satire.
    • That is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.
  3. (obsolete) A wanton girl; a wench.
    • 1936: Like the Phoenix by Anthony Bertram
      However, terrible as it may seem to the tall maiden sisters of J.P.'s in Queen Anne houses with walled vegetable gardens, this courtesan, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, street-walker, this trollop, this trull, this baggage, this hussy, this drab, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, demirep, demimondaine, this wanton, this fornicatress, this doxy, this concubine, this frail sister, this poor Queenie—did actually solicit me, did actually say 'coming home to-night, dearie' and my soul was not blasted enough to call a policeman.
Translations Verb

skit (skits, present participle skitting; past and past participle skitted)

  1. (transitive, Ireland, Liverpool, Merseyside) To make fun of.
  2. (regional, intransitive) To leap aside; to caper.
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