What Does Skid Mean In Gaming? (Explained With Examples)

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Slang & Language Enthusiast

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In the gaming community, the term “skid” is oftentimes misused. Now, we’ll be discussing what skid really means and we also provided some examples of how to use the word in a sentence to avoid confusion.

What does Skid Mean in Gaming?

A skid is a person who steals codes and other programs and uses these programs as their own. A skid takes credit for a program or easily hacks a system without breaking a sweat. There are plenty of skids in the gaming community.

Alternative Meanings

Skid is also used to describe a losing streak. For example, a gamer had a 5-skid game, which means he or she lost 5 times in a row.

Examples of Skid in Gaming Slang

Example 1

  • Blake – I heard Player X is a skid, that’s why he’s so good.
  • David – Maybe he really is good, no?

Example 2

  • Mike – Did you know there’s a new skid but he still won’t reveal himself.
  • Nathan – Where? Here? Hope he doesn’t mess up anything.

Example 3

  • Frank – I’m worried that the skid might hack my account. I am one of the top players here.
  • Alexis – We’ll do everything to avoid the skid.

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