Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Skipping -

I look up the definition of the word "skip"  and take this from dictionary.com.   What a complex word it is.

It can mean to bound or to pass by something or to flee or miss or omit.  It is an amazing word.

Now I think of Skippy Peanut Butter.  There is that too.

Skip -

1. to move in a light, springy manner by bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot.
2. to pass from one point, thing, subject, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes: He skipped through the book quickly.
3. to go away hastily and secretly; flee without notice.
4. Education. to be advanced two or more classes or grades at once.
5. to ricochet or bounce along a surface: The stone skipped over the lake.
–verb (used with object)
6. to jump lightly over: The horse skipped the fence.
7. to pass over without reading, noting, acting, etc.: He skipped the bad parts.
8. to miss or omit (one of a repeated series of rhythmic actions): My heart skipped a beat.
9. to be absent from; avoid attendance at: to skip a school class.
10. to send (a missile) ricocheting along a surface.
11. Informal. to leave hastily and secretly or to flee from (a place): They skipped town.
12. a skipping movement; a light jump or bounce.
13. a gait marked by such jumps.
14. a passing from one point or thing to another, with disregard of what intervenes: a quick skip through Europe.
15. Music. a melodic interval greater than a second.
16. a natural depression below the surface of a planed board.
17. Informal. a person who has absconded in order to avoid paying debts or meeting other financial responsibilities.
18. skip out on, Informal. to flee or abandon; desert: He skipped out on his wife and two children.


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