When you get a wee piece of wood stuck in you hand that just won't budge. It is that fucking irratating that you end up chewing your hand off!
Another term fora splinter except a skelf is 10 times worse!
by Scottish Kaz October 20, 2003
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1. One who can act normal and live an everyday life, but loaths it and can easily change personalities.

2. One who creates illusions to convice the common folk
Susan: Hi Tom! You look happy today!
Tom: Yeah I "look" happy...

Susan: What is that suppose to mean?
Tom: My girlfriend dumped me, Im all broken inside. But Im gonna act like I'm on top of the world to make her life miserable!
Susan: {blank expression}
Tom: Yeah, I know. I'm a Skelf.
by DarkenArtist June 12, 2009
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v: Originally a combination of "Skoal" and "shelf" (as in to "bottom shelf"), this is the act of placing a wad of chewing tobacco or dip in one's mouth.
n: The wad of smokeless tobacco itself.
v: I'm skelfing to get a pick me up.
n: When I'm drinking I have to thow a skelf in.
by Jack Verella June 20, 2006
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