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noun [countable]     skirt pronunciation in British English
/skɜː(r)t/
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pluralskirts
  1. 1
    a piece of clothing for a woman or girl. It hangs from the waist and is not joined between the legs

    She was wearing a skirt and blouse.

    a straight/pleated/full skirt

  2. 2
    the part of a dress or coat that is below the waist

    She smoothed down the skirt of her dress.

  3. 3
    something that covers the lower part of a machine or a vehicle
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