inclined to skepticism; having an attitude of doubt:
a skeptical young woman who will question whatever you say.
doubtful about a particular thing:
My teacher thinks I can get a scholarship, but I’m skeptical.
a skeptical smile.
denying or questioning the tenets of a religion:
a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to Skeptics or Skepticism.
noun 1. any Asian evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Skimmia, of the rue family, having simple, alternate leaves, clusters of small, white flowers, and a red, berrylike fruit, grown as an ornamental. noun 1. any rutaceous shrub of the S and SE Asian genus Skimmia, grown for their ornamental red berries and evergreen foliage
noun 1. milk from which the cream has been skimmed. skim milk n. The milk from which the cream has been removed.
noun 1. Usually, skimmings. something that is removed by skimming. 2. skimmings, Metallurgy. dross. 3. Slang. the practice of concealing gambling or other profits so as to avoid paying taxes, commissions, etc. verb (used with object), skimmed, skimming. 1. to take up or remove (floating matter) from the surface of a liquid, as with a […]
noun 1. Usually, skimmings. something that is removed by skimming. 2. skimmings, Metallurgy. dross. 3. Slang. the practice of concealing gambling or other profits so as to avoid paying taxes, commissions, etc. plural noun 1. material that is skimmed off a liquid 2. the froth containing concentrated ore removed during a flotation process 3. slag, […]