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Synonyms for skirt



go round



Synonyms for skirt

the periphery of a city or town

to put or form a border on

to pass around but not through

to avoid fulfilling or answering completely

Synonyms for skirt

cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist

(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

informal terms for a (young) woman

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

pass around or about

form the edge of

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allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.
I'll arrange it," and she rushed forward so that the maids who were tacking up her skirt could not move fast enough and a piece of gauze was torn off.
After supper she undertook the German, and blundered through it, nearly upsetting her partner with her long skirt, and romping in a way that scandalized Laurie, who looked on and meditated a lecture.
A whole fortnight of fun will be regularly splendid," replied Jo, looking like a windmill as she folded skirts with her long arms.
Feeling almost happy again, she laid by a few ferns and roses for herself, and quickly made up the rest in dainty bouquets for the breasts, hair, or skirts of her friends, offering them so prettily that Clara, the elder sister, told her she was `the sweetest little thing she ever saw', and they looked quite charmed with her small attention.
As Meg went rustling after, with her long skirts trailing, her earrings tinkling, her curls waving, and her heart beating, she felt as if her fun had really begun at last, for the mirror had plainly told her that she was `a little beauty'.
Hunt pursued his course along the skirts of the mountain, in a southern direction, seeking for some practicable defile by which he might pass through it; none such presented, however, in the course of fifteen miles, and he encamped on a small stream, still on the outskirts.
Hunt gave up the attempt to penetrate in this direction, and, returning to the little stream on the skirts of the mountain, pitched his tents within six miles of his encampment of the preceding night.
As well as she could she lifted her skirts at the crossings.
And here's a tip: if you're going to rock a short skirt be sure to slap a bit of fake bronzer on to your pins if they are milk bottle white (don't make PM Theresa May's recent mistake
STATEMENT SKIRT AND FITTED TOP STATEMENT skirts are just the thing for summery events.
2 in 1 collar jumper PS38, metallic pleated maxi skirt PS65, lace-up sandal PS30, JD Williams Pleated lurex skirt PS59 and embellished tank top PS99, both Monsoon, shoes, stylist's own
She has, and uses, a Skhoop skirt, a popular insulated skirt that Alaskan women wear to hike or recreate outdoors--or just to wear to work or out to dinner.
The wrap skirt is the only type to be seen in this season, so we've found a style for every body shape, whatever your budget.