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Skip may refer to:

General usage[edit]

  • Skip (container), a type of large open-topped container
  • Skip (music), a melodic interval
  • Skip (audio playback), a type of malfunction of a phonograph or gramophone or CD player
  • Skip (radio), a radio signal which is reflected or refracted in the atmosphere or ionosphere
  • Skip (curling), a position in the sport of curling
  • Skip (gait), a style of gait movement involving a combination of walking and jumping
  • Jump rope (skipping rope), where one or more participants jump over a spinning rope so that it passes under their feet and over their heads
  • The Skip, a route run by the Regional Transportation District that runs between North and South Boulder, Colorado
  • Skip, a haircut style
  • Skip, Anglo-Celtic Australians; a word taken from the 1966 Australian children's television show Skippy the Bush Kangaroo


As a nickname[edit]

  • Skip Alexander (1918-1997), American golfer
  • Skip Barber (born 1936), American retired racecar driver
  • Skip Battin (1934–2003), musician, former bass player and songwriter with The Byrds
  • Skip Bertman (born 1938), American former college baseball coach and athletic director at Louisiana State University
  • Skip Butler (born 1947), American former National Football League placekicker
  • Skip Campbell (born 1948), American politician
  • ring name of Chris Candido (1972-2005), American professional wrestler
  • Skip Caray (1939-2008), American sportscaster, son of Harry Caray
  • Skip Ewing (born 1964), American country music singer and songwriter
  • Skip Hicks (born 1974), American retired National Football League running back
  • Skip Hinnant (born 1940), American actor and comedian
  • Skip Hollandsworth (born 1957), journalist, screenwriter and magazine executive editor
  • Skip Holtz (born 1964), head football coach at Louisiana Tech University and former head coach of the University of South Florida
  • Skip Homeier (born 1930), American actor
  • Skip Humphrey (born 1942), American former politician, Minnesota attorney general and state senator
  • Skip James (1902–1969), American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter
  • Skip Jutze (born 1946), American former Major League Baseball catcher
  • Skip Kendall (born 1964), American golfer
  • Skip Krake (born 1943), Canadian former National Hockey League player
  • Skip Lockwood (born 1946), American retired Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Skip Manning (born 1945), American former NASCAR driver
  • Skip Martin (1916–1976), American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and music arranger
  • Skip Minisi (1926-2005), American college and National Football League halfback, member of the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Skip Peete (born 1963), American college football player and college and National Football League coach
  • Skip Prokop (born 1943), Canadian rock drummer and band leader
  • Skip Prosser (1950-2007), American college basketball coach
  • Skip Scarborough (1944-2003), American Grammy Award-winning songwriter
  • Skip Schumaker (born 1980), American Major League Baseball player
  • Skip Spence (1946–1999), Canadian-born American musician, singer, songwriter and co-founder of Moby Grape
  • Skip Stahley (1908-1992), American college football coach and athletic director
  • Skip Thomas (1950-2011), American former National Football League cornerback
  • Skip Williamson (born 1944), American underground cartoonist
  • Skip Wilson, retired Temple University baseball head coach
  • Skip Woods (born 1970), American screenwriter, producer and film director

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Skip Ricter, a character in the movie Cars
  • Skip, title character of the autobiography My Dog Skip by Willie Morris and the film adaptation of the same name
  • Skip, a demon from the TV series Angel
  • Skips, on Regular Show, an American animated TV series
  • Skips, on Camp Lazlo, an American animated TV series

In business[edit]



Skipping can refer to several things:

See also[edit]