There are 3 translations of skip in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /skɪp/


  • (jump) brinco (masculine), saltito (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • It was as if everyone in the world had a skip to their step today, and it was contagious, as good moods often are.
    • Spend time doing things that put a skip in your step, a grin on your face, some glory in your life story.
    • Fall is the season when you come alive, and right now the equinox is putting a frisky skip in your step.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (move lightly and quickly) he skipped along the path iba brincando or dando saltitos por el camino 1.2 (with rope) (British English/inglés británico) skip1 3 2 1.3 (go) I'd just skipped out to Nancy's había salido un momentito a casa de Nancy we skipped over to Paris for a couple of days nos hicimos una escapada a París a pasar un par de días
  • 2 (in writing, speaking, reading) saltar the writer skips (about) from subject to subject el escritor salta de un tema a otro to skip over sth saltarse or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) saltearse algo
  • 3 (depart) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], largarse* [colloquial/familiar]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (omit) [page/chapter] saltarse, saltearse (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) I think I'll skip dinner today creo que hoy no voy a cenar or [colloquial/familiar] voy a pasar de cenar you mustn't skip any meals no debes saltarte or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) saltearte ninguna comida I think I'll skip dessert/the first course creo que no voy a comer postre/el primer plato, creo que voy a pasar del postre/del primer plato [colloquial/familiar] his heart skipped a beat le dio un vuelco el corazón skip it! [colloquial/familiar] ¡déjalo!, ¡olvídalo! 1.2 (not attend) [class/meeting] faltar a

Phrasal verbs

skip off

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] largarse* [colloquial/familiar]

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