Definition of skid

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • skid is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • skid is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • skid is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of skid


  • move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner (verb)

    Examples

    1. the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

    Synonyms

    1. slew
    2. slide
    3. slip
    4. slue
  • an unexpected slide (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. sideslip
    2. slip
  • a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. brake shoe
    2. shoe
  • apply a brake or skid to (verb)
  • elevate onto skids (verb)
  • one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects (noun)
  • slide without control (verb)

    Examples

    1. the car skidded in the curve on the wet road

See definition of skid in Merriam Webster

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