To forgo addressing some issue or thing, perhaps until a later time. If you can't solve that math problem, just skip it for now and come back to it later. If you come up to a question that you don't know the answer to, just skip it. It's better to leave a question blank than to guess poorly.
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Inf. Never mind!; Forget it! (shows impatience or disappointment.) John: I need some help on this project. Mary: What? John: oh, skip it! Jane: Will you be able to do this, or should I get someone with more experience? Bob: What did you say? Jane: oh, skip it!
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Drop the subject, ignore the matter, as in I don't understand what you mean.-Oh, skip it for now. This interjection uses skip in the sense of "pass over." [Colloquial; c. 1930]
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ˈskip it(spoken, informal) used to tell somebody impolitely that you do not want to talk about something or repeat what you have said: ‘What were you saying?’ ‘Oh, skip it!’
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exclam. Forget it!; Never mind! I won’t bother you with my question again. Skip it!
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