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There are tons of uses of the word skite. What I've found on the internet so far is:

  • A boastful person (new zealand)
  • the butt of a joke or prank (scotland, england)
  • a sudden, vigorous stroke or blow
  • and the spatter usage, which is what we would have used in my native ireland.

Here are all the links I've found so far:

I am unwilling to edit the wiki itself in case somebody accuses me of "not being encyclopedic" or "not following good wiki practice" or not wording something precisely right, or not giving proper references quoted from a journal. So could some wikifag please add the above information in the arbitrary "wikified" way. Thanks, but no thanks, 10:09, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

I have used it to refer to a sudden small "skite" of water - often in my face!

Other use?[edit]

I've heard this word used locally as a verb to mean something like 'peek' or 'looking voyueristically', but I can't find any evidence of this use anywhere else. Am I maybe confusing this with a different word? —JakeybeanTALK 16:23, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

New Zealand usage[edit]

The article is misleading. In NZ, skite is used only as a noun: (boastful person), or verb: (to skite, skiting). None of the other uses apply. Akld_guy Akld guy (talk) 04:49, 14 April 2017 (UTC)