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Definition of the noun skit

What does skit mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: skits

  1. a short theatrical episode
    • example: The skit was presented by fifth grade students.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: acting / performing / playacting / playing = the performance of a part or role in a drama

Alternative definition of the noun skit

noun

  1. A short comic performance.

Definition of the verb skit

What does skit mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: | skits

  1. [Ireland, Liverpool] to make fun of. (Used in Merseyside)

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Google previewManual For Schools (2008)

by Prof. H.S. Srivastava

Conceptual Connotation A skit is a short satirical or humorous theatrical performance. A skit is an exercise in conveying a message through a comic presentation. A skit basically gets split up into two parts — writing and the translation of this ...

Google previewThe Loneliness of the Black Republican (2014)

Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright Rigueur

the skit is a spoof of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, that unconventional animal wildlife series sponsored ...

Google previewUncommon Dramas, Skits and Sketches (2009)

by Jim Burns

The skit is a match between two kung-fu fighters who fight in front of the audience in a pretend ring. Here is what you need to do to make it funny. First, get some good Rocky music (or something appropriate) and have an emcee introduce the ...

Google previewQueer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation (2009)

Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity by Dustin Bradley Goltz

The Larry King interview skit is a framing device to showcase three parody sketches—presented as “deleted scenes” from a recent Harry Potter film—that openly mark, as well as predictably mock, the gay Dumbledore. In the first “ deleted ...

Google previewThe Truth About Best Branding Practices (Collection) (2010)

by William Kane, Donna Heckler, Brian D. Till, Michael Solomon

Viewers don't know the skit is an ad until the last 15 seconds. A third prong is a contest to name the "Hottest Mom in America"; contestants will submit videos to a Web site, and the winner gets cash, free treatments for a year, and an interview ...

Google previewAsian Punches (2013)

A Transcultural Affair by Hans Harder, Barbara Mittler

The setting of the skit is the city of Benaras. The periodical noted that: Munshi: Well sirs, your thinking is ...

Google previewReady-to-go Scripture Skits (that Teach Serious Stuff) (2004)

by Michael Theisen

Because each Scripture skit is a bit different from the biblical story most of us hear at church (okay, okay, a lot different), it will not only keep the actors paying attention, it will require them to pay attention in order to keep up with what is going on ...

Google previewSmashed (2006)

Story of a Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas

Zeta's skit is a musical review that spans the ages and includes lyrics like, “If you' re smart, you'll be here, and you'll be drinking lots of beer” and “Going to M Street, Zeta's there, everyone in the bars beware!” The sisters in the audience, the ...

Google previewThe Bookseller (1902)

The skit is a political one, and we need not say that " Clara " is a ladylike nickname which has been applied to a right honourable gentleman who is a famous golfer and cyclist, as well as statesman. The style of the author of " Alice in ...

Google previewGoodwin's Weekly (1916)

The best thing about the skit is the title for it is truly “Unexpected.” Starting off with a threadbare plot, set amid underworld surroundings, the skit winds up in thrilling fashion. After two of the principal characters have been slain in the “finis,” the ...

Google previewThe Farmers' Register (1838)

A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Improvement of the Practice, and Support of the Interests of Agriculture

The skit is a kind of scour, or diarrhoea, and is sometimes divided into green and white, according to the appearance of the dung. Give a decoction of hartshorn- shavings and finely scraped chalk, in which a few grains of opium have been ...

Google previewA Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans (1993)

An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.

Scene 5—'Treasure Castle,' a skit by Tom Howard (Cast: Sam [Harrington], Slim [Brooks], Carlie [ Small], ...

Google previewThe New American Webster Handy College Dictionary (2006)

Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead

3, a short humorous act; skit.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning ... (1789)

To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

SKIT, skit'. s. A caprice, a whim; a kind of jest, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

schizogenesis /skit′səjen′′əsis/ [Gk, schizein + genesis, origin], reproduction by fission. −schizogenous, schizogenetic, schizogenic, adj. schizogonic, schizogonous, zogony. See schizont. schizogony, a form of asexual ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

SKIT.* n. s. [skats, Icel. a frolicksome, or pert woman.] 1. A light, wanton wench. The word is also used in Scotland. [Herod] at the request of a ...

Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir

SKIT, ». \. A vain, empty creature. S. Danting skit, a contemptuous designation for ...

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Returning Student Skit Night: Advanced SLA for Sign Language students

The advanced SLA course complete with TPR :)

Quotes about skit

She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it. (Louise Fletcher)
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Scrabble value of S1K5I1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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