A short comedy sketch or piece of humorous writing, especially a parody: a skit on daytime magazine programmes
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- What is more, they would be encouraged to write skits, short plays and scripts for documentaries during the trek.
- From the moment he started writing, he began to write short skits and plays.
- The shows consisted of skits, sketches and musical items, and featured visiting celebrity guest stars.
early 18th century (in the sense 'satirical comment or attack'): related to the rare verb skit 'move lightly and rapidly', perhaps from Old Norse (compare with skjóta 'shoot').