SKIMMING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Skimming Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Skim
  2. (n.) The act of one who skims.
  3. (n.) That which is skimmed from the surface of a liquid; -- chiefly used in the plural; as, the skimmings of broth.


Synonyms:
Grazing, Shaving, Skim,

• Skimmington Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A word employed in the phrase, To ride Skimmington; that is to ride on a horse with a woman, but behind her, facing backward, carrying a distaff, and accompanied by a procession of jeering neighbors making mock music; a cavalcade in ridicule of a henpecked man. The custom was in vogue in parts of England.


• Skimmingly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In a skimming manner.


RECENT SEARCHES