Definition of skort in English:

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skort

Pronunciation: /skôrt/

noun

chiefly North American
A pair of shorts with a flap across the front (and sometimes also the back) to give the appearance of a skirt.
Example sentences
  • In the past few years the skirts have become skorts and the shirt has transformed into a fitted jersey.
  • Once they are removed her wings dissolve onto her turning her top into a shirt and her shorts into a skort.
  • Frankly, a film that is relying on the flesh ripping skill of its monster to scare your skorts off shouldn't be hiding its horror outside the frame.

Origin

1950s: blend of skirt and short (see shorts).

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Syllabification: skort

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