Definition of Skype in English:

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Pronunciation: /skīp/


[with object]
Have a spoken conversation with (someone) over the Internet using the software application Skype, typically also viewing by webcam: my parents want to know when is a good time to Skype me [no object]: the point was to chat and Skype with co-workers and friends
More example sentences
  • Tracey Skyped me later to check it out - at least she gave it the thumbs up.
  • Again, these are just my guesses based on the small percentage of readers that I've met/emailed/skyped.
  • Roland has Skyped me several times concerning the events of the day and although I promised to write more about it, I haven't.


Early 21st century: from Skype, the proprietary name of a software application and VoIP service.

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Syllabification: Skype

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