Definitions For Skid


  • An unexpected slide
  • A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
  • One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • A sudden, uncontrolled sliding movement
  • One of a pair of long narrow parts on which a helicopter or airplane rests
  • A series of losses that happen one after the other : a losing streak


  • Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • Slide without control
  • Apply a brake or skid to
  • Elevate onto skids
  • To slide along a road or other surface in an uncontrolled way

Is Skid a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Skid is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Skid in a Sentence

  • The car hit a patch of ice and went into a skid.
  • This victory ends a five-game skid.
  • The truck skidded on the icy road.
  • The car skidded off the road and into the gully.
  • He slammed on the brakes, and the car skidded to a halt.

Synonyms for Skid

Antonyms for Skid

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