Meaning of SKIM in English


n. 25B6; verb

skim off the scum : REMOVE, cream off, scoop off.

the boat skimmed over the water : GLIDE, move lightly, slide, sail, skate, float.

he skimmed the pebble across the water : THROW, toss, cast, pitch; bounce.

she skimmed through the newspaper : GLANCE, flick, flip, leaf, thumb, read quickly, scan, run one's eye over.

Hannah skimmed over this part of the story : MENTION BRIEFLY, pass over quickly, skate over, gloss over.

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