to turn over pages in an idle or cursory manner <I'll just skim through a few styling magazines and see if something interesting catches my eye>
to move or proceed smoothly and readily <a lone hang glider skimming along just above the treetops> Synonyms bowl
to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <her hand just barely skimmed the wall as she ran down the hallway> Related Words bump
Near Antonyms bang
to strike and fly off at an angle <the rock just skimmed the surface of the water>
to take a quick or hasty look <he impatiently skimmed through the book, looking for the specific passage he remembered seeing>
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