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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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"/Skit, Baas, skit!/" "Shoot, master, shoot!" whispered the Hottentot, throwing himself on his face, an example which we all followed.
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Their relationship bore a son, Joshua or Josh, for whom Kris made the live video for after the actress was "deeply hurt" by Salvador and Bong's skit that included the line "Naloko mo nga si Kris Aquino!" In her Facebook live video on Wednesday, Kris explained that after Josh saw a video of the skit, the boy asked her, "Mama, niloko ka?
In a Facebook live on Wednesday night, Aquino lamented Salvador taking part in the skit saying, 'Sana inisip mo that line, 'Naloko mo si Kris Aquino.' What does that make of your son?
The comedian, who is also into movie-making, said a number of comedians are taking the easy way out by doing skits rather than actually doing standup comedy, insisting that skit comedy is different from stand up comedy.
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BEIRUT: Dozens of Progressive Socialist Party supporters protested in front of Al-Jadeed television's headquarters in Moseitbeh Monday night, after a comedy skit recently aired by the network mocked PSP chief Walid Jumblatt.