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skeeter

slang A mosquito, based on a colloquial pronunciation of "-squito." Primarily heard in US. That dang place was swarmin' with skeeters. I musta got bit a hundred times!

skeeter

(ˈskidɚ)
n. a mosquito. (Folksy.) A skeeter bit me on the arm.
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Skeeter Skelton said it best about the importance of great leather in April 1967:
Phelan carves pathology onto the entire black community after confessing to a shocked Skeeter that "They are not like regular <i>people</i> ' (364).
and its product Skeeter Defeater will allow Infinite Outdoor Solutions to expand to the retail market for the first time.
But Rita Skeeter also has it in for Hermione, saying: "Does Hermione Granger prove that a witch really can have it all?
Skeeter observes that Harry and friends are ''no longer the fresh-faced teenagers they were in their heyday'' and speculates about the state of Harry's marriage to Ginny Weasley.
Rowling had said in previous interviews that Ron was an auror with Harry at the ministry of magic but Skeeter now claimed that he has had to leave for unknown reasons.
Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) is a young journalist who, in the absence of her mother, a social butterfly, was raised by the house maid.
Skeeter Phelan, played by Emma Stone, is the daughter of an old, wealthy, socially connected white family in Jackson, Mississippi.
THE STORY In 1960s Mississippi, society girl Skeeter (Stone) turns to her best friend's black housekeeper aibileen (davis) to help her write a book about the black maids who spent their lives taking care of prominent Southern families.
Encouraged by an editor to write about something that disturbs her, Skeeter, an Ole Miss graduate in journalism, embarks on a project of secret interviews recording the experiences of women domestics.
The eminently likable Emm Stone plays the young journalist, a misfit debutante-turned-college grad named Skeeter Phelan, though the true hero is Viola Davis' Aibileen, the African-American maid who puts her life and career on the line; in the Jim Crow South, talking out of turn could get Aibileen lynched.
Skeeter, una chica de la buena sociedad surena que regresa de la universidad dispuesta a convertirse en escritora, decide entrevistar a las mujeres negras que se han pasado la vida trabajando al servicio de las grandes familias surenas.
Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, home in Jacksonville, Mississippi after graduating college, is anxious to begin a career as a writer.
Debbie Hunter and Alicia Michael, students at Ozarks Technical Community College, made the booklet called "Skeeter's Awesome Adventure." Hunter wrote the story, and Michael did the illustrations.
Big-water walleye fans take note: Skeeter is expanding its Deep V Series family to five for 2009 with the new WX1950.