Definitions For Skim


  • Reading or glancing through quickly
  • A thin layer covering the surface of a liquid


  • Read superficially
  • Move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
  • Remove from the surface
  • Coat (a liquid) with a layer
  • Cause to skip over a surface
  • Travel on the surface of water
  • Examine hastily
  • To remove a layer of something from the surface of a liquid
  • To look over or read (something) quickly especially to find the main ideas
  • To throw (a flat stone) along the surface of water so that it bounces


  • Used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed

Is Skim a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Skim is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Skim in a Sentence

  • He skimmed the leaves from the pool.
  • The cream is skimmed from the milk.
  • The milk is skimmed before it is bottled.

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Antonyms for Skim

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