Student Thesaurus

One entry found for skim.
Entry Word: skim
Function: verb
Text: 1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <a lone hang glider skimming along just slightly above the treetops> -- see FLOW 2
2 to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <her hand just barely skimmed the wall as she ran down the hallway> -- see BRUSH
3 to strike and fly off at an angle <the rock just skimmed the surface of the water> -- see GLANCE 1
4 to take a quick or hasty look <he impatiently skimmed through the book, looking for the specific passage he remembered seeing> -- see GLANCE 2