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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of brushing against while passing; Failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it; The act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid; Reading or glancing through quickly.

Usage examples (37)
  • What you call skimming was a normal transfer of funds within different parts of a corporation.
  • All the costs are offloaded to the taxpayer, and the employer is probably skimming from the worker as well.
  • When a book has TMI for me, I begin skimming past all the excess 'whatever' to get to the next significant part of the story.
  • He had came in skimming the ocean then shot up the clift past a radar site with caught him but too late to do any thing about it. for more
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