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skit

 (skĭt)
n.
1. A short, usually comic dramatic performance or work; a theatrical sketch.
2. A short humorous or satirical piece of writing.

[Origin unknown.]

skit

(skɪt)
n
1. (Theatre) a brief satirical theatrical sketch
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a short satirical piece of writing
3. a trick or hoax
[C18: related to earlier verb skit to move rapidly, hence to score a satirical hit, probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse skjóta to shoot]

skit

(skɪt)

n.
1. a short literary piece of a humorous or satirical character.
2. a short theatrical scene or act, usu. comical.
3. a gibe or taunt.
[1720–30; of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skit - a short theatrical episodeskit - a short theatrical episode    
acting, performing, playacting, playing - the performance of a part or role in a drama

skit

noun parody, spoof (informal), travesty, takeoff (informal), burlesque, turn, sketch clever skits on popular songs

skit

noun
A short theatrical piece within a larger production:
Translations

skit

[skɪt] N (Theat) → sátira f (on de)

skit

[ˈskɪt] n (= sketch) → sketch m satirique
a skit on sth → un sketch sur qchski tow nremonte-pente m

skit

n(satirischer) Sketch (→ on über +acc), → Parodie f (→ on +gen)

skit

[skɪt] n (Theatre) → sketch m inv satirico
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