verb skidded, skidding
1. Said of a wheel, etc: to slide along without revolving.
2. Said of a vehicle: to slip or slide at an angle, especially out of control.
- Thesaurus: slide, slip, glide, skate, skim.
- 1. An instance of skidding.
2. A support on which something rests or is brought to the required level.
3. A support on which heavy objects are slid along short stretches.
4. A runner on an aeroplane used when landing.
5. A ship's wooden fender.
6. A shoe or other device for controlling a wheel on a down-slope.
- To cause them to hurry.
- To bring about their downfall; to cause them to stop.