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Definition of skive

skive

noun

  • skiver -- one who skives on a regular basis. UK origin.

    Last edited on Mar 26 2013. Submitted by Kim M. from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Jan 19 2003.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to purposefully not attend school with no formal reason. UK origin.
    Shall we skive English today?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2013. Submitted by Kim M. from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Jan 19 2003.

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