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skirt chaser

Someone, typically a man, who very actively, persistently, and/or aggressively pursues sexual relations with women. After my brother's girlfriend broke up with him, he started drinking heavily and turned into quite a skirt chaser.
See also: chaser, skirt

bit of skirt

1. A physically attractive woman. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Jack knew he was the envy of all of his friends as he paraded around town with his new bit of skirt.
2. A derogatory term used to describe a woman who lacks value beyond being physically attractive. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I can't believe my ex-boyfriend went out with that bit of skirt!
See also: bit, of, skirt


A video or photo that has been taken with the camera aimed up a woman's skirt, often secretly and without her consent. I'll make sure that the man responsible for this disgusting upskirt video is sued.

skirt around (someone or something)

1. To lie around the edge of something. The small creek skirting around the edge of our property has always been a source of fascination to our kids. The proposed highway will skirt around the city to ease the pressure of rush-hour commuters.
2. To move around someone or something so as to avoid or evade them or it. The pilots changed course in order to skirt around the storm. I skirted around the security guard when his back was turned and made my way into the building.
3. To avoid or evade some issue or topic, as by circumlocution. He always skirts around the issue whenever I bring up pay raises for the people on my team. When asked about his role in the scandal, the CEO skirted around the issue with a longwinded non sequitur about his loyalty to his company and its customers.
See also: around, skirt

skirt around someone or something

Fig. to move around and avoid someone or something. (something can be a topic of conversation.) We talked the whole evening and managed to skirt around Fred. We had to skirt around the subject.
See also: around, skirt


n. a woman. Some skirt comes up to me and asks where the police station is.
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So let's not skirt around - there's a style out there for everyone.
99 @ New Look Midi skirt with bow, PS59 by Hallhuber @ House of Fraser I couldn't believe this little combo was from Next.
I wanted a skirt to cover the rider, the back of a horse, and any saddle packs," she says.
I may have the perfect top to pair with a skirt, but then there's the matter of shoes and accessories.
With added feathering around the hem, this fun skirt is great for dancing the night away.
The picture of an old man playing cards printed on a skirt along with the religious symbols is in bad taste," DSGMC president said.
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Mary named skirt after favourite " She began experimenting with shorter hemlines in the late 1950s, culminating in the creation of the mini skirt in 1964 and one of the defining fashions of the decade.
Diamond-print pleated dress, PS65, ASOS; watch (worn throughout), PS139, Rotary Team a feminine full skirt with a chunky knit jumper.
Skirt-A-Day Sewing: Create 28 Skirts for a Unique Look Every Day takes four classic skirt styles - warp, straight, flared and high-waisted - and shows how to make custom patterns to create seven variations for each skirt.
Campaign group School Skirt Ban (SSB) offers advice to parents on how to fight such decisions.
The skirt is officially an everyday (and date-night) staple that'll totally flatter your figure.