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skirt

US [skɜrt]
UK [skɜː(r)t]
  • n.裙子;女裙;(连衣裙、外衣等的)下摆;裙板
  • v.环绕…的四周;位于…的边缘;沿…的边缘走;绕开
  • Web裙装;短裙;半身裙
Plural Form:skirts  Present Participle:skirting  Past Tense:skirted  
skirt
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n.
1.
[c]
女裙;裙子a piece of clothing for a woman or girl that hangs from the waist
a long/short/straight/pleated, etc. skirt
长裙、短裙、直筒裙、百褶裙等
2.
[c]
(连衣裙、外衣等的)下摆the part of a dress, coat, etc. that hangs below the waist
3.
[c]
(车辆或机器基座的)挡板,裙板an outer covering or part used to protect the base of a vehicle or machine
the rubber skirt around the bottom of a hovercraft
气垫船底部四周的橡胶挡板
v.
1.
[t][i]
环绕…的四周;位于…的边缘;沿…的边缘走to be or go around the edge of sth
They followed the road that skirted the lake.
他们顺着湖边公路走。
I skirted around the field and crossed the bridge.
我沿着田边走,又绕过了那座桥。
2.
[t][i]
绕开,回避(话题)to avoid talking about a subject, especially because it is difficult or embarrassing
He carefully skirted the issue of where they would live.
他小心地避开了他们将住在何处这个问题。
She tactfully skirted around the subject of money.
她巧妙地避口不提钱的事。

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