noun• informal , chiefly North American & Australian
- A mosquito.More 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.
mid 19th century: shortened form, representing a casual pronunciation.