how to pronounce skimmer

/ˈskɪmɚ/

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skimmer is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of skimmer

noun:

  1. A device used to read and record the magnetic code from a credit card for later fraudulent use.
  2. A sailor in the surface forces, as opposed to a submariner.
  3. Any of three species of bird in the genus Rynchops of the family Laridae, that feed by skimming the surface of water bodies with their bills in flight.
  4. Any of several large bivalve shells, sometimes used for skimming milk, such as the sea clams and large scallops.
  5. A sieve-like, slotted spoon.
  6. A ballet flat shoe.
  7. A small, fast-moving spacecraft.
  8. A device that skims.
  9. Any of the dragonflies in the family Libellulidae.
  10. A person who skims.
  11. A surface ship.

verb:

  1. To move quickly, to flutter.
  2. To shimmer.

words with pronunciation similar to skimmer

skipperskimpschemerswimmersimmerskinnerskimkidderscatterswim

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