Skirt - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Skirt.

5 letter answer(s) to skirt

  1. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
  2. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  3. refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  4. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
  5. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
  1. 7. (Music, other) bell-ringing (intr) to make a bell change places with its neighbour when sounding in successive changes
  2. a quick evasive movement
  3. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  4. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  5. Avoid
  6. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  7. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
  8. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
  1. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  2. Dodges
  3. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  4. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
  5. use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"

4 letter answer(s) to skirt

  1. a line determining the limits of an area
  2. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  3. a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
  4. advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
  5. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  6. provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
  7. provide with an edge; "edge a blade"
  8. the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"
  9. the boundary of a surface
  10. the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"

8 letter answer(s) to skirt

  1. a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  2. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Skirt'

"Gunsmoke" setting, infor
A ruse to avoid
Ad in, e.g.
Add a fringe to
Add fringe to
Advance cautiously
Advantage admitted by landed gentry
Advantage duke found in, say, opening of estate
Advantage held by seed, generally
Advantage in battle, if on top of hill
Advantage in financial document shorn of trappings
Advantage in seed germination
Advantage Mantel
Advantage of clipping front of boundary shrubs
Advantage of top-cut grass
Advantage of wife leaving club
Advantage where bushy boundary has front clipped
American city, say, Sir Ken almost roused
Automobile seen in Kansas City
Avoid answering
Avoid commercial during day before festival
Avoid cunningly
Avoid date in Rome blocking advance?
Avoid dealing with
Avoid having nasty pest on team
Avoid old magistrate after pocketing diamonds
Avoid reactionary English TV channel
Avoid Venetian magistrate imprisoning daughter
Avoid woman who was tempted to grab publicity
Avoid, as capture
Avoid; cunning trick
Barely beat
Barely beat, with "out"
Barely better
Beat (out)
Beat by a nose
Beat by a point or two
Beat slightly
Beat, barely
Beat, but barely
Beltway fig.
Best, but barely
Bite lip
Blade part
Bob and weave
Border broken up in united Germany
Border held by determined Germans
Border straddled by distinguished gentlemen
Boundary giving us the upper hand?
Cameron familiarly brought up European dodge
Caravan maker
Caravan, e.g.
City for Miss Kitty
Cliff's brink
Club wants women to gain advantage
Competitive advantage
Competitive ___
Cunningly avoid
Cutting part
DaimlerChrysler make
Dance around
Defeat, barely
Deposit initially increased tenfold? It's a trick
Device to avoid
Dodge every vulgarity and double entendre, initially
Dodge some recalled in depressed avenue
Dodge's wings and favoured elevation
Dodge, as a question
Don’t go near an empty space
Don't catch an STI that's going around Love Island
Drop-off point
Duck eaten by greedy duck
Duck in English Channel heading north
Duck seen in English Channel going wrong way!
Duck's bill almost flat on the outside
Duck, as a question
Duck, parrot and budgie, perhaps, back on team
Duck? Eager to eat it!
Duke protected by magistrate in escape
Ecstasy, see, when one’s out for a duck
Electric car avoids M20
Energy shown by man climbing to escape
English man raised in Dodge
English TV channel picked up dodge
Escape notice in the preceding period
Escape, as arrest
Escape, as detection
Escape, avoid
European following daughter inside Dog & Duck
Extract of weed generating irritability
Fail to pay, as taxes
Fend off
First Lady accepts Bill's fudge
Fringe partly trimmed, gently
Get around
Get by
Get out of
Get out of a channel in reverse drive finally
Girl upon wings of drake, duck
Give a wide berth
Give the slip
Give the slip to
Go around
Go wide of
Good thing to have in com
Greater likeliness to win
Grunge band playing here finally shows bite
Grunge band unconvincing here at last shows bite
Grunge band, unconvincing here, finally shows bite
Halftime lead, e.g.
Head start
Headless golf club giving slight advantage
Heidegger regularly displays sharpness of mind
Inch of grass with section snipped
Irritability, say, of Parisian taken aback
It is an advantage to go slowly
Italian leader adopting duke's scheme
Jump out of the way
Jumping-off point
Just beat
Keen attitude, say, of French in retreat
Keen to eat duck? Duck it is then!
Keep away from
Keep away from contrary leading lady hosting ball
Keep one's distance from
Lady to pick up advert for skirt
Leg up
Lose successfully
Manage to avoid
Manage to avoid publicity - in woman’s clothing?
Manage to miss ex-PM turning back to wave
Miss a film that wins Oscar
Moneyed gentleman holding advantage
Move carefully, say, touring Germany and Spain
Move gradually for advantage
Move slowly
Narrowly defeat
Nose (out)
Nose out
Not answer directly
Not touch
Notice boards still unfinished, duck
Old magistrate imprisons Duke for trick
Outer limit
Outside limit
Part of a box
Play hard to get
Plug in the night before escape
Racer's need
Ragged part
Result of honing
Scheme with Italian bigwig fencing diamonds
Scoring advantage
Shake off
Sharp quality
Shun opera-singer's comeback — there's nothing in it
Shy away from
Side of faceted gemstone
Sidestep first woman clasping her mate? Not half
Site of abutment
Skip round, eager to go outside
Skirt of the First Lady that Bill puts on
Skirt promotion held by Adam's missus
Slight advantage
Slowly move hands off book
Sneaky trick
Son that is returning gym skirt
Starts to employ dogs guarding European border
Stay clear when hungry prima donna turns up
Steal an advantage
Steer clear of
Steer clear of a chasm
Steer clear of a chasm?
Steer clear of commercial breaks almost always
Take evasive action
Three-speed gears give one the advantage
Tip from crossword setter maybe inspired clue's term for 'duck'
Touch of acrimony
Trick - duck
Trim, in a way
Try not to meet a very old identity
Try to lose
Upper hand
Upset, say, Sir Ken's endless scam
US automotive manufacturer founded in Michigan in 1900, taken over by Chrysler in 1928 and now owned by Fiat
Well-bred gentleman has an advantage
What a jumpy person is on
What a sphere lacks
What people are on during
Wife quits golf club in bitterness
Winning margin
Work (in)
Work around
___ City, oater locale

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