Definition of skirting in English:


Line breaks: skirt|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskəːtɪŋ
(also skirting board)


A wooden board running along the base of an interior wall: the point where the skirting and the stairs meet [mass noun]: a length of skirting
More example sentences
  • Oak doors lead you from room to room and the brushed-steel fittings and solid wooden skirtings add style and sturdiness.
  • Bedbug lairs can be anywhere, from telephone handsets and electrical goods to crevices in wooden furniture or behind skirting boards.
  • The pale wood squares form a crisscross structure that runs around doorways, along skirting boards and across floors.

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