Hay 2 definiciones de skiff en inglés:

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skiff 1

Pronunciación: /skɪf/

sustantivo

A light rowing boat or sculling boat, typically for one person.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Charles hurriedly had his friends assist him in launching his rowing skiff and went after the dolphins.
  • They did not qualify, however, because the Scouts' canoes were not the sculling skiffs required by the rules.
  • His boat is a small skiff with a 25 hp engine, which seriously limits how many people he can take out.

Origen

Late 15th century: from French esquif, from Italian schifo, of Germanic origin; related to ship1.

Palabras que riman con skiff

biff, cliff, glyph, if, kif, miff, niff, quiff, riff, skew-whiff, sniff, spliff, stiff, tiff, whiff
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Hay 2 definiciones de skiff en inglés:

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skiff 2

Pronunciación: /skɪf/

sustantivo

North American & Scottish
A flurry or light covering of snow: a fresh skiff of snow lay on the ground
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We were walking the land in late February, a skiff of snow still on the ground.
  • The biting winds, freezing rain, and skiffs of snow felt like a judgment by God for some unfathomable sin.
  • It was bitterly cold, with a thin skiff of snow holding down the dirt and dust of the streets.

Origen

Early 18th century (as verb meaning 'to move lightly and quickly'): perhaps an alteration of earlier skift, or from scuff.

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