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Verb: skive  skIv
  1. Remove the surface of
    "skive leather"
  2. Play truant from work or school
    "The boy often skives";
    - bunk off [Brit], play hooky [N. Amer], truant, mitch [Ireland], bunk [Brit], play truant, wag [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: skived, skiving, skives

Type of: cut, shave, skip

Encyclopedia: Skive, Denmark