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Adjective: skirting  skur-ting
  1. Being all around the edges; enclosing
    "the room's skirting board needs painting";
    - encircling
Verb: skirt  skurt
  1. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    "she skirted the problem";
    - hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, dodge, duck, sidestep, finesse
     
  2. Pass around or about; move along the border
    "The boat skirted the coast"
     
  3. Form the edge of
     
  4. Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    "The forest skirts my property";
    - surround, environ, ring, border

See also: peripheral

Type of: adjoin, avoid, border, bound, contact, go by, go past, meet, pass, pass by, surpass, touch, travel by

Encyclopedia: Skirting

Skirt, Hirari