Definition of skippable in US English:



  • 1(of a part or feature of something) able to be omitted or passed over so as to get to the next part or feature.

    ‘if TV ads were skippable, people would skip them’
    • ‘Some of the photo software is confusing (and skippable).’
    • ‘How many people are really viewing the ads that are skippable?’
    • ‘After some incredibly long-winded backstory, which is entirely skippable, players are thrown into a prologue/tutorial.’
    • ‘Every single episode in the show's first season is not a total winner, but none of them are subpar and skippable either.’
    • ‘I did see ads, but they weren't skippable, so I abandoned the videos.’
    • ‘In this case, there is almost zero click through on the longer mobile video ads with less than a percent for the skippable variety.’
    • ‘The album has the hits but way too much skippable junk.’
    • ‘I'd like to take a quick moment to thank YouTube for the skippable pre-roll ad.’
    • ‘I really do wish that intro, short as it is, were skippable.’
    • ‘Four deleted scenes are skippable, including one random one at a bus stop.’
    • ‘The ads are skippable after five seconds.’
    1. 1.1 (of an activity, event, etc.) not worth doing or attending.
      ‘breakfast might seem skippable if you're in a hurry, but don't cut it out’
      ‘why did elite men's players treat the Olympics as a skippable event?’
      • ‘These days schedules are busy and if there is a spot with a "skippable" event you might just get skipped.’
      • ‘I've got four classes this semester, with Monday and Wednesday off and a skippable class on Tuesday.’
      • ‘We asked three agency execs to each share three events that they will definitely be attending this year and one event that is skippable.’
      • ‘Too many people believe breakfast is a skippable meal.’
      • ‘Breakfast might be a routine for many people, but it can be also just a skippable meal for many.’