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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun skipper:

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Definition of the noun skipper

What does skipper mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: skippers

  1. a student who fails to attend classes
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: educatee / pupil / student = a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
  2. an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  3. the naval officer in command of a military ship

Alternative definition of the noun skipper

noun

  1. [nautical] The master of a ship. (literally, 'shipper')
  2. A coach, director, or other leader.
  3. [sports] the captain of a sports team such as cricket, rugby or curling
  4. A person who skips, or fails to attend class.
  5. Any of various butterflies of the families Hesperiidae and its subfamily Megathyminae
  6. Any of several marine fishes that often leap above water, especially Cololabis saira

Specialised definition of the noun skipper

Glossary of sports

a team captain (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

  • usage: informal

Definition of the verb skipper

What does skipper mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: skippered | skippering | skippers

  1. work as the skipper on a vessel

People

  1. Skipper a.k.a. Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. He has written several hundred songs and produces and records his own music for his own music label. In addition, he has promoted the careers of Sheila E., Carmen Electra, the Time and Vanity 6, and his songs have been recorded by these artists and others, including Chaka Khan, Cyndi Lauper, The Bangles, Sinéad O'Connor, and Kim Basinger.
  2. Skipper a.k.a. Ron Reagan: Ronald Prescott "Ron" Reagan is a former talk radio host and political analyst for KIRO radio and later, Air America Radio, where he hosted his own daily three-hour show. He is a commentator and contributor to programming on the MSNBC cable news and commentary network. He is noted for his liberal views, despite being the son of former conservative United States President, Ronald Reagan.
  3. Skipper a.k.a. Josh Evans is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, author and actor best known for his role in Born on the Fourth of July.
  4. Skipper a.k.a. Edward McNally: Edward 'Skipper' McNally, in the world of NFL, a legendary gatecrasher of Super Bowls in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. He is from Boston, and has had bit parts in movies including On the Waterfront, with Marlon Brando, Charly, the movie based on the book, "Flowers for Algernon" with Cliff Robertson.

There are other people with in their name, like Pat Skipper, Rob Skipper, Tim Skipper, Elix Skipper, Greg Skipper, Jack Skipper, John Skipper, Mike Skipper, Ross Skipper and many others.

Characters

  1. Skipper Roberts was a doll created by Mattel in 1964 to be Barbie's younger sister, as well as to oppose controversies directed at Barbie. Since Skipper was introduced, she has changed immensely. When she first came out, she was 9.25 inches in height, and then as newer versions were released she gradually became taller with an older appearance, eventually turning out to be almost as tall as Barbie.
  2. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2015 film The Penguins of Madagascar.
  3. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2014 film Planes: Fire & Rescue.
  4. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2012 film L.
  5. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2012 film Grabbers.
  6. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2013 thriller film The East.
  7. Skipper is a fictional character in the 1975 Swedish family - adventure TV-series Pojken med guldbyxorna.
  8. Skipper is a fictional character from The Last Great Snail Chase.
  9. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2011 film Barbie: A Perfect Christmas.
  10. Skipper is a fictional character from Ice Dreams.
  11. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2013 film Burning Blue.
  12. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1952 film Torpedo Alley.
  13. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1983 film Going Berserk.
  14. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1967 film The Gentle Giant.
  15. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1996 film The Blue Arrow.
  16. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1973 film Scarecrow.
  17. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2009 film Courage.
  18. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2008 film Australia.
  19. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1969 film Captain Nemo and the Underwater City.
  20. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1991 film Flight of the Intruder.
  21. Skipper is a fictional character in the 1974 drama film Skipper & Co.
  22. Skipper is a fictional film character.
  23. Skipper is a fictional character from the 1968 film Rosemary's Baby.
  24. Skipper is a fictional character from the 2001 film When Billie Beat Bobby.
  25. Skipper is a fictional film character.
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  31. Skipper is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Skipper 2, Skipper Dan.

Film

"Skipper" is a film, directed by Jacob Goldwasser.

Music

  1. "Skipper" is a musical album of Daniel Figgis.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  2. "Skipper" is a composition.

Miscellanea

  1. Skipper is a visualization tool and code/schema generator for PHP ORM frameworks like Doctrine2, Doctrine, Propel, and CakePHP, which are used to create database abstraction layer. Skipper is developed by Czech company Inventic, s.r.o. based in Brno, and was known as ORM Designer prior to rebrading in 2014.
  2. Skipper: A skipper is a person who has command of a boat or ship, more or less equivalent to "captain." At sea, the skipper has absolute command over the crew. The skipper may or may not be the owner of the boat.

Phrases with Skipper

  1. Bay Skipper
  2. Dun Skipper
  3. Deva Skipper
  4. Dion Skipper
  5. Juba Skipper
  6. Monk Skipper
  7. Osca Skipper
  8. Rare Skipper
  9. Yehl Skipper
  10. Yuma Skipper
  11. Carus Skipper
  12. Dingy Skipper
  13. Draco Skipper
  14. Essex Skipper
  15. Fiery Skipper
  16. Green Skipper
  17. Guava Skipper
  18. Hoary Skipper
  19. Large skipper
  20. Least Skipper

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Skipper

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Google previewMinnesota's Endangered Flora and Fauna (1988)

by Barbara Coffin, Lee Pfannmuller

POWESHIEK SKIPPER Oarisma poweshiek (Parker) OFFICIAL STATUS: Special Concern Although definitely not common, the Poweshiek skipper is the most ...

Google previewTeam Spirit (2012)

Life and Leadership on One of the World's Toughest Yacht Races by Brendan Hall

Being a sailing yacht skipper is a big undertaking. You are the one person responsible for the safety of the boat and the safety and wellbeing of the crew, for planning the voyage and navigating across the ocean. If you're in a yacht race then ...

Google previewChurch on the Couch (2009)

Does the Church Need Therapy? by Elaine Martens Hamilton

Skipper is the pastor, Gilligan is ...

Google previewButterflies & Moths (2013)

by Todd Telander

Description: The Silver-spotted Skipper is a medium-to-large skipper with strong flight and blunt, broad, tail projections on the hindwing. The upperside is rich brown overall, with unmarked hindwings and a broken, orange band across the ...

Google previewAmendment No. 4, Incorporation of the Revised Washington Shoreline Management Act Guidelines Into the Federally Approved Washington Coastal Management Program (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

Mardon Skipper (Polites mardon) The Mardon skipper is a small, tawny-orange butterfly with an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The banana skipper, Erionota thrax (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) is a minor to severe pest of bananas and Musa textilis in Southeast Asia and Papua New Guinea. Damage has also been reported from bamboo, coconut and other ...

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1903)

Upon Original Plans

Dingy Skipper (Nisoniades Tages). 60. Checkered Skipper (Carterocephalus Palxmon). 61. Brown Argus, Underside (Lycxna Astrarche). 62. Tailed Blue ( Lycxna Bxiica). 63. Brown Argus, Upperside (Lycxna Astrarche). 64. [Unnamed], Female ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2010)

by John Ayto, John Simpson

skipper. skive skivvy skosh skull skull-buster skybear. skinner noun 1 Austral Ahorse that wins a race at very long odds; a betting coup. 1891–. SYDNEY MORNING HERALD Skinner for bookmakers (1974). 2 a skinner NZ Skint, broke; empty.

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

by Isaac Kaufman Funk

Dingy Skipper (AVisoniades Tages). Checkered Skipper ( Carterocephalus Palzemon). Brown Argus, Underside (Lycaena Astrarche). Tailed Blue (Lycaena ...

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Small photo of Close up of the flowers of a desert false indigo shrub. False indigo is a host plant to the gray hairstreak, silver-spotted skipper, marine blue, and southern dogface butterflies.Small photo of Alicante, Spain: October 20 2017; Volvo Ocean race 2017-18. Skippers press meeting. Mr Charles Caudrelier, DongFeng Team SkipperSmall photo of Alicante, Spain: October 20 2017; Volvo Ocean race 2017-18. Skippers press meeting. Mr Bouwe Bekking, Brunel Team SkipperSmall photo of Alicante, Spain: October 20 2017; Volvo Ocean race 2017-18. Skippers press meeting. Mr Charlie Enright, Vestas Team SkipperSmall photo of Alicante, Spain: October 20 2017; Volvo Ocean race 2017-18. Skippers press meeting. Mr David Witt, Scalawag Team skipperSmall photo of European Skipper Butterfly perched on a yellow Birdsfoot Trefoil flower. Carden Alvar Provincial Park, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada.Small photo of Norwich, Norfolk, England - February 25 2018 : View of the exterior entrance of the art nouveau styled Royal Arcade, a covered shopping street in Norwich, designed by George Skipper in 1899 More...

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Quotes about Skipper

All freight lightens, said the skipper, when he threw his wife overboard.
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Scrabble value of S1K5I1P3P3E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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