skeet

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Etymology 1[edit]

Pseudoarchaic alteration of shoot, perhaps with reference to Old Norse skjóta.[1]

Noun[edit]

skeet (countable and uncountable, plural skeets)

  1. (uncountable) A form of trapshooting using clay targets to simulate birds in flight.
  2. (countable, poker) A hand consisting of a 9, a 5, a 2, and two other cards lower than 9.
  3. (uncountable, slang, African American Vernacular) The ejaculation of sperm.
  4. (nautical) A scoop with a long handle, used to wash the sides of a vessel and formerly to wet the sails or deck.
  5. (countable, Newfoundland, slang) A loud, disruptive and poorly educated person.
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Verb[edit]

skeet (third-person singular simple present skeets, present participle skeeting, simple past and past participle skeeted)

  1. To shoot or spray (used of fluids).
  2. (African American Vernacular) To ejaculate.
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  • 2004, Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter [1]
    ‘Aoow! You skeeted the water right in my ear. It’s busted my eardrum. I can’t even hear.’
    ‘Gimme here. Let me skeet some.’
  • 2004, Camika C Spencer, He Had It Coming [2]
    When her left hook connected with his nose, blood skeeted out and stained her top.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skeet (uncountable)

  1. (Manx) news or gossip

Verb[edit]

skeet (third-person singular simple present skeets, present participle skeeting, simple past and past participle skeeted)

  1. (Manx) to look through the front windows of somebody else's house

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "skeet." Online Etymology Dictionary. Douglas Harper, Historian. 01 Jun. 2013. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/skeet>.

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

skeet

  1. A creeping, sneaking fellow.