Meaning of skeeter in English:


Pronunciation /ˈskiːtə/

Translate skeeter into Spanish


informal North American
  • A mosquito.

    • ‘Surely a ‘mosquito ‘20 times the size of your average skeeter inflicts a proportionately nastier bite, right?’’
    • ‘While not a single caribou is anywhere to be seen, the skeeters are everywhere.’
    • ‘Once in close range, the skeeter makes a final selection by the moistness of its entrée - the sweatiest camper is most likely to get bitten.’


Mid 19th century shortened form, representing a casual pronunciation.