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1. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] travel on the surface of water.

Synonyms

  • plane
  • aquaplane

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • disclaim
  • outgo

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Skim

  • patronym
  • kibbutzim
  • prelim
  • mckim
  • whim
  • trimm
  • trim
  • swim
  • slim
  • primm
  • prim
  • krim
  • klym
  • klim
  • grimme
  • grimm
  • grim
  • flim
  • crimm
  • crim
  • clim
  • brimm
  • brim
  • zim
  • yim
  • vim
  • timme
  • timm
  • tim
  • sym

How do you pronounce skim?

Pronounce skim as skɪm.

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Sentences with skim


1. Adjective
Mix your favorite whole grain cereal with skim milk.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Three cups of skim milk have:

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Choose skim milk for a nonfat yogurt or whole milk for a richer yogurt.

2. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of.

Synonyms

  • touch

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • appear

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. skim

adjective. ['ˈskɪm'] used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed.

Synonyms

  • fat-free
  • nonfat
  • fatless

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] read superficially.

Synonyms

  • read

Antonyms

  • kern
  • muzzle

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] examine hastily.

Synonyms

  • rake
  • examine
  • see
  • run down
  • glance over

Antonyms

  • lack
  • sell
  • refrain
  • lose

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. skim

noun. ['ˈskɪm'] reading or glancing through quickly.

Synonyms

  • skimming

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] remove from the surface.

Synonyms

  • cream
  • remove
  • skim off
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • advance
  • open
  • invest
  • deposit

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. skim

noun. ['ˈskɪm'] a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid.

Synonyms

  • natural covering
  • cover

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] cause to skip over a surface.

Synonyms

  • skip
  • skitter

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • go
  • obviate

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. skim

verb. ['ˈskɪm'] coat (a liquid) with a layer.

Synonyms

  • coat

Antonyms

  • engage
  • hold

Etymology

  • skimmen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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