Meaning of skirmishing in English:

skirmishing

Pronunciation /ˈskəːmɪʃɪŋ/

noun

mass noun
  • 1Irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.

    • ‘reports of skirmishing along the border’
    1. 1.1Participation in a brief or inconclusive argument.
      • ‘voters are unmoved by the fierce political skirmishing’