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Definition of "skimmed" [skimmed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of skim. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "skimmed" in a sentence
  • "My feeling is he wanted to pay for the state's budget so something can be skimmed from the top."
  • "His managers lived, rent-free, with salaries commensurate to ability, in five — ­and ten-thousand-dollar houses — ­but they were the cream of specialists skimmed from the continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific."
  • "Here is the challenge, let's see how much money has been wasted over the years in downtown Aurora and how much has been skimmed from the rest of the city into TIF projects that would really never pass TIF criteria!"