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skeeter 1

Pronunciation: /ˈskēdər/

noun

informal, chiefly North American & Australian
A mosquito.
Example sentences
  • Surely a ‘mosquito ‘20 times the size of your average skeeter inflicts a proportionately nastier bite, right?’
  • While not a single caribou is anywhere to be seen, the skeeters are everywhere.
  • Once in close range, the skeeter makes a final selection by the moistness of its entrée - the sweatiest camper is most likely to get bitten.

Origin

Mid 19th century: shortened form, representing a casual pronunciation.

Words that rhyme with skeeter

Akita, Anita, arboreta, beater, beta, Bhagavadgita, cheater, cheetah, Demeter, Dieter, dolce vita, eater, eta, Evita, excreta, fetor, granita, greeter, heater, Juanita, litre (US liter), Lolita, maltreater, margarita, meter, metre, Peta, praetor (US pretor), repeater, Rita, saltpetre (US saltpeter), secretor, Senhorita, señorita, Sita, teeter, terra incognita, theta, treater, tweeter, ureter, veleta, zeta

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Syllabification: skee·ter

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There are 2 main definitions of skeeter in English:

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skeeter 2

Entry from British & World English dictionary

verb

Variant spelling of skitter.

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Line breaks: skeet¦er

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