Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of taking off scum.
  • noun That which is scummed off; skimmings; scum; -- used chiefly in the plural.

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  • noun printing The accumulation of sticky ink on a plate.
  • noun That which is scummed off; skimmings; scum.
  • noun video games, derogatory The strategy of collecting easy rewards in unchallenging areas, e.g. when a high-level character visits levels suitable for low-level characters in roguelike games.
  • noun video games, derogatory The act of restoring a game's save file for the purpose of continuing play with a better outcome than was obtained the first time.

Etymologies

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From scum.

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Probably from skimming, modified by the derogatory sense of scum.

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