(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. overskirt, kilt, petticoat, farthingale, coattail; purlieu, borderland, edge, margin, outskirts; slang, woman, girl. See clothing, female.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. kilt, fustanella, kirtle, petticoat, dirndl, tutu, hoopskirt, harem skirt, suit skirt, broomstick skirt, culottes, miniskirt, pleated skirt, divided skirt, hobble skirt, pannier, sarong, muu-muu; see also clothes , dress 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. border margin, verge, fringe, edge, rim, periphery, perimeter.
2. article of clothing wrap, mini, midi, maxi.
ballet dancer’s: tutu
broad, nineteenth century: hoop skirt, crinoline
calico with ruffled hem: prairie skirt
grass skirt: hula skirt
Malaysian wrap: sarong
narrow, restrictive skirt of 1910: hobble skirt
narrow, slitted in back: sheath
peasant skirt: dirndl
puffy: bouffant, bubble
rear gathering, nineteenth century: bustle
rustling of silk skirt: froufrou
Scottish, man’s: kilt
shorts: culottes
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun The periphery of a city or town. Used in plural: edge, environs, fringe, outskirt (often used in plural), suburb (used in plural). See EDGE. II verb 1. To put or form a border on: border, bound2, edge, fringe, margin, rim, verge. See EDGE. 2. To pass around but not through: bypass, circumnavigate, circumvent, detour, go around. See SEEK. 3. To avoid fulfilling or answering completely: dodge, duck, evade, hedge, sidestep. See SEEK.

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