a woman's outer garment that hangs down freely from the waist
edge; fringe; verge; brink; periphery
be or go round the outside of; go around
avoid a difficult question or subject that ought to be dealt with
"He dodged the issue"
"she skirted the problem"
"They tend to evade their responsibilities"
"he evaded the questions skillfully"
"The boat skirted the coast"
"The forest surrounds my property"
The high-waisted skirt of her costume touches the ground.
出自： Day Lewis
A blanket hitched round her waist in place of a skirt.
出自： N. Gordimer
Britain cannot sidestep..its errors, nor can Europe pull back its skirts from the mess.
The road skirts the garden wall.
出自： G. Swift
So is man's narrow path By strength and terror skirted.
The ship skirted around submerged obstacles.
You can't skirt round the matter, you'll have to give the workers a satisfactory answer.
The speech was most disappointing, it skirted round all the main questions.
In his speech he seems to skirt around all the main problems.
Let's not skirt round the awkward problem.
误 Mary lives on the skirt of the town.
正 Mary lives on the skirts of the town.