skirt
noun.
cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
noun.
a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
noun.
(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
Synonym: annulus
noun.
informal terms for a (young) woman
Synonym: bird, chick, dame, doll, wench
verb.
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
He dodged the issue|she skirted the problem|They tend to evade their responsibilities|he evaded the questions skillfully
verb.
pass around or about; move along the border
The boat skirted the coast
verb.
form the edge of
verb.
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
The forest surrounds my property