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skimmer (n.)

"skimming utensil," late 14c., agent noun from skim (v.). From 1751 as "one who reads superficially." The North American shore bird (1785) is so called from its method of feeding. As "one who diverts money from earnings for some private purpose" by 1970.

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Definitions of skimmer from WordNet

skimmer (n.)
a rapid superficial reader;
skimmer (n.)
a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids;
skimmer (n.)
a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown;
Synonyms: boater / leghorn / Panama / Panama hat / sailor / straw hat
skimmer (n.)
gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food;
From wordnet.princeton.edu