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Meaning of SKIMMING

Pronunciation:  'skiming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of brushing against while passing
  2. [n]  failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
  3. [n]  the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
  4. [n]  reading or glancing through quickly
 

SKIMMING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: grazing, shaving, skim
 
 See Also: larceny, reading, remotion, removal, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving, touch, touching

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Skim"ming\, n.
1. The act of one who skims.

2. That which is skimmed from the surface of a liquid; --
   chiefly used in the plural; as, the skimmings of broth.

 

 

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