Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: skirting
IPA transcription: [sk'ɝtɪŋ]
Pronunciations of skirting
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: encircling(a), skirting(a)
    Meaning: being all around the edges; enclosing; "his encircling arms"; "the room's skirting board needs painting"
Usage examples
  • We came to a second crack, but avoided it by skirting to the west.
  • There was some talk, even then, of skirting the rock wall and seeking a possible footway up, but the marshy jungle made that method look not only difficult but dangerous.
  • So we made a long skirting voyage, turned the point of the cape which was close by, ran up one side of the triangle at our best speed, crossed over the base where it left the higher mountains, and so back to our lake by moonlight.
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