What does skirt the rules mean?

What is the definition of skirt the rules?

"skirt the rules" means:

to try to avoid the rules without breaking them

Example Sentences:

I consulted my lawyer to make sure that I was only skirting the rules, and not breaking them.

A: Hey, you are cheating!
B: I’m not cheating…I’m just skirting the rules….

Media and Links:

Facebook’s fake-name fight grows as users skirt the rules

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