a one-piece pullover covering for the head and face, generally of knitted material with holes for the eyes, the mouth, and sometimes the nose, originally worn by skiers and used to protect the face against cold and wind.
or skimble-skamble [skim-buh l-skam-buh l; skim-uh l-skam-uh l] /ˈskɪm bəlˌskæm bəl; ˈskɪm əlˌskæm əl/ adjective 1. rambling; confused; nonsensical: a skimble-scamble explanation. skimble-scamble /ˈskɪmbəlˈskæmbəl/ adjective 1. rambling; confused noun 2. meaningless discourse
noun, Australian. 1. a small piece or quantity; a bit: Not even a skerrick of cake was left. noun 1. (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