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Webster 1913 Edition


Skit

Skit

,
Verb.
T.
[Prov. E.
skit
to slide, as adj., hasty, precipitate, of Scand. origin, and akin to E.
shoot
, v.t.; cf. Icel.
skyti
,
skytja
,
skytta
, a marksman, shooter,
skjōta
to shoot,
skūta
a taunt. √159. See
Shoot
.]
To cast reflections on; to asperse.
[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Crose.

Skit

,
Noun.
1.
A reflection; a jeer or gibe; a sally; a brief satire; a squib.
Tooke.
A similar vein satire upon the emptiness of writers is given in his “Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Human Mind;” but that is a mere
skit
compared with this strange performance.
Leslie Stephen.
2.
A wanton girl; a light wench.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Skit

SKIT

,
Noun.
A wanton girl; a reflection; a jeer or jibe; a whim.

SKIT

,
Verb.
T.
To cast reflections.

Definition 2022


skit

skit

See also: skít and skít-

English

Noun

skit (plural skits)

  1. A short comic performance.
  2. A jeer or sally; a brief satire.
    • Leslie Stephen
      That is a mere skit compared with this strange performance.
  3. (obsolete) A wanton girl; a wench.

Translations

Verb

skit (third-person singular simple present skits, present participle skitting, simple past and past participle skitted)

  1. (Ireland, Liverpudlian) to make fun of. (Used in Merseyside)

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Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse skítr, from Proto-Germanic *skītaz. Compare Danish skide, Icelandic skítur, Dutch schijt, English ****.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɧiːt/

Noun

skit c

  1. (strongly colloquial) excrement; ****
    Det är skit på mattan. "There's **** on the carpet."
  2. (strongly colloquial) dirt, filth
    Ta bort den där skiten från skrivbordet. "Get that crap off the desk."
  3. (strongly colloquial) someone or something undesirable or revolting
    Jag börjar tröttna på den här skiten. "I'm getting tired of this ****."
    Du är bara en liten skit. "You're just a little ****."
  4. (strongly colloquial) as the first part of compound used to indicate something negative
    Det här är ett jävla skitjobb. "This is a damned crappy job."
  5. (strongly colloquial) as the first part of compound used to intensify the positive or negative aspect of something
    Den där filmen var skitbra. "That movie was really good."
    De lagar skitgod mat. "They cook really good food."

Interjection

skit

  1. (strongly colloquial) ****!

Verb

skit

  1. imperative of skita.