a small piece or quantity; a bit:
Not even a skerrick of cake was left.
(US & Austral, NZ) a small fragment or amount (esp in the phrase not a skerrick)
adjective 1. inclined to skepticism; having an attitude of doubt: a skeptical young woman who will question whatever you say. 2. doubtful about a particular thing: My teacher thinks I can get a scholarship, but I’m skeptical. 3. showing doubt: a skeptical smile. 4. denying or questioning the tenets of a religion: a skeptical approach […]
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 […]