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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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The Peri and the Pearl," a clever skit of a poem of two hundred lines, just finished, white hot from his brain, won the heart of the editor of a San Francisco magazine published in the interest of a great railroad.
There were parodies and humorous skits as well as a skit with a lesson at the end of the show that tug at the audience's heartstrings.
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Nichijou My Ordinary Life 4 is part of a flippantly comedic manga (Japanese graphic novel) series, consisting of short skits about ordinary school kids .
Leonor Leni Robredo turned out to be the most viral skits, garnering 635,000 views, 2,400 comments, 11,800 likes, and 15,500 shares.
Other hilarious skits include Dame Maggie Smith auditioning for a sci-fi show, a feminist MP whose election pledge is to remain topless, Karen the drugs mule who is back in the UK after 28 years in prison abroad, and a rather gossipy Angela Merkel.
ISLAMABAD -- Iqra University Islamabad Campus would organize skits competition among students of primary to intermediate or O/A level on Saturday.
The audiences appreciated the innovative art work and skits by students from Hunza and Nagar.
Still, there are some very good church skits out there and people learn and grow in different ways.
The beginning, to be honest, has uninteresting moments and there were a couple of skits that felt unimaginative.
Internet documentation is lacking, and no film of the original skits may survive, so Glut's liberal quotation of the old skit scripts will be eye-opening for readers who imagine that either children's entertainment as done by old vaudevillians, or popular media of the fifties, was tame and naive.