As verbs the difference between skim and deluded
is that skim
is to pass lightly; to glide along in an even, smooth course; to glide along near the surface while deluded
As adjectives the difference between skim and deluded
is that skim
is (of milk) having lowered fat content while deluded
is being affected by delusions.
To pass lightly; to glide along in an even, smooth course; to glide along near the surface.
* Alexander Pope
To pass near the surface of; to brush the surface of; to glide swiftly along the surface of.
- Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, / Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main.
To hasten along with superficial attention.
* I. Watts
- Homer describes Mercury as flinging himself from the top of Olympus, and skimming the surface of the ocean.
To put on a finishing coat of plaster.
to throw an object so it bounces on water (skimming stones )
to read quickly, skipping some detail
- They skim over a science in a very superficial survey.
to scrape off; to remove (something) from a surface
to clear (a liquid) from scum or substance floating or lying on it, by means of a utensil that passes just beneath the surface.
- I skimmed the newspaper over breakfast.
to clear a liquid from (scum or substance floating or lying on it), especially the cream that floats on top of fresh milk
- to skim''' milk; to '''skim broth
- to skim cream
* skim through
* skim over
* skim off
* skimmed milk
(of milk) Having lowered fat content.
* skim milk
Being affected by delusions.
- He was deluded to think that she cared in the slightest.