verb (used with object), skimmed, skim·ming.
- to conceal a portion of (winnings, earnings, etc.) in order to avoid paying income taxes, commissions, or the like on the actual total revenue (sometimes followed by off): The casino skimmed two million a year.
- to take, remove, or appropriate for illegal use: to skim information from another's credit card.
verb (used without object), skimmed, skim·ming.
Origin of skim
Examples from the Web for unskimmed
Instead, there is a daily pouring of the unskimmed soured milk into a common churn, perhaps somewhat larger than ordinary.
The unskimmed mornings milk, of course, may also be used for this purpose, after it has stood twelve hours.
The unskimmed morning's milk, of course, may also be used for this purpose, after it has stood twelve hours.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book|Eliza Leslie
Stir into a pint of rich cream or unskimmed milk a wine-glass of rose-water, or a table-spoonful of extract of roses.
Have ready in a deep dish or pan, a quart of unskimmed milk that has been warmed but not boiled.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for unskimmed
verb skims, skimming or skimmed
Word Origin for skim
Word Origin and History for unskimmed
early 15c. (skimmer, the utensil, is attested from late 14c.), "to clear (a liquid) from matter floating on the surface, lift the scum from," from Old French escumer "remove scum," from escume (Modern French écume) "scum," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German scum "scum," German Schaum; see scum). Meaning "to throw (a stone) so as to skip across the surface of (water) is from 1610s. Meaning "to move lightly and rapidly over the surface of" is from 1650s, from the motion involved in skimming liquid; that of "to glance over carelessly" (in reference to printed matter) recorded by 1799. Related: Skimmed; skimming.