skip-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a bouncing, light gait

Commentary: SKIP[+quality][+movement][+gait][+bouncing]

The little girl's skip down the street was a happy sight.
The dancers moved in a circle, doing a light skip.
John's house is just a hop, skip and a jump from Mary's. (metaphoric extension)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an unintentional omission which is an error

Commentary: SKIP[+event][-intentional][+error][+omission]

The noise in the engine is from an occasional skip in the combustion cycle.
Bob consulted a physician about the recent skips in his heartbeat.
The misspelled headline was a major skip by the newspaper editor.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: an intentional passing over a sequence of instructions

Commentary: SKIP[+event][+intentional][+passing_over][+of_sequence][+instructional]

The logic of this program block results in a skip over all the if clauses that don't match the test condition.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a

Sense Number 4: a person who defaults, e.g., on a loan

Commentary: SKIP[+person][+role][+defaulter]

The man had developed a credit history as a real skip.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b