verb (used without object), skipped, skip·ping.
- to move in a light, springy manner by bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot.
- to pass from one point, thing, subject, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes: He skipped through the book quickly.
- to go away hastily and secretly; flee without notice.
- Education. to be advanced two or more classes or grades at once.
- to ricochet or bounce along a surface: The stone skipped over the lake.