[n] a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
[n] cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
[n] informal terms for a (young) woman
[v] 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"
[v] extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
[v] pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
[v] form the edge or
bird, border, chick, circumvent, dame, dodge, doll, duck, elude, evade, fudge, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, surround, wench