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From Middle English skyn, skinn, from Old English scinn, from Old Norse skinn (“animal hide”), from Proto-Germanic *skinþ? (compare Dutch schinde (“bark”), dialectal German Schinde (“fruit peel”)), from Proto-Indo-European *sken- (“to split off”) (compare Breton skant (“scales”), Old Irish ceinn, Irish scainim (“I tear, burst”), Latin scindere (“to split, divide”), Sanskrit ??????? (chinátti, “he splits”)), nasal variant of *skeh?i-d- (“to cut”). Partially displaced native Old English h?d (“skin, hide”), see hide. More at shed.
- enPR: sk?n, IPA(key): /sk?n/
- Rhymes: -?n
skin (countable and uncountable, plural skins)
- (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the body of any animal, including of a human.
- (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the fruit of a plant.
- (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.
- (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.
- (countable, computing, graphical user interface) A set of resources that modifies the appearance and/or layout of the graphical user interface of a computer program.
- (countable, video games) An alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a character model in a video game.
- (countable, slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.
- (countable, slang) Clipping of skinhead.
- (Australia) A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual?s physical skin.
- (slang) Bare flesh, particularly bare breasts.
- A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids.
- 1843, Richard Henry Horne, Orion
- the Bacchic train,
Who brought their skins of wine, and loaded poles
That bent with mighty clusters of black grapes
- the Bacchic train,
- 1843, Richard Henry Horne, Orion
- (nautical) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Totten to this entry?)
- (nautical) The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing.
- A drink of whisky served hot.
- (slang, Ireland, Britain) person, chap
- He was a decent old skin.
- (outer covering of living tissue): dermis, integument, tegument
- (outer protective layer of a plant or animal): peel (of fruit or vegetable), pericarp
- (skin of an animal used by humans): hide, pelt
- (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid): film
- (subgroup of Australian Aboriginals): moiety, section, subsection
- skin on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
skin (third-person singular simple present skins, present participle skinning, simple past and past participle skinned)
- (transitive) To injure the skin of.
- He fell off his bike and skinned his knee on the concrete.
- (transitive) To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.
- (colloquial) To high five.
- (transitive, computing, colloquial) To apply a skin to (a computer program).
- Can I skin the application to put the picture of my cat on it?
- (Britain, soccer, transitive) To use tricks to go past a defender.
- (intransitive) To become covered with skin.
- A wound eventually skins over.
- (transitive) To cover with skin, or as if with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
- (US, slang, archaic) To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use cribs, memoranda, etc., which are prohibited.
- (slang, dated) To strip of money or property; to cheat.
- (injure the skin of): bark, chafe, excoriate, graze, scrape
- (remove the skin of): flay, fleece, flense, scalp
- -kins, Sink, inks, k'ins, kins, sink
From Norwegian ski +? -an (infinitive suffix).
- (Luserna) to ski
- (Luserna) skiing
- “skin” in Cimbrian, Ladin, Mòcheno: Getting to know 3 peoples. 2015. Servizio minoranze linguistiche locali della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Trento, Italy.
skin n (singular definite skinnet, not used in plural form)
- light, glare
- imperative of skinne
skin m or f (plural skins, diminutive skinnetje n)
- (computing) Skin
- Short for skinhead.
- niks, snik
From skína (“to shine”).
- IPA(key): /sc??n/
- Rhymes: -??n
- Homophone: skyn
skin n (genitive singular skins, nominative plural skin)
- shine, shimmer, brightness
- Alternative form of skyn
- inflection of skina:
skin f (plural skins)
- (computing) skin (image used as the background of a graphical user interface)
- (countable, video games) skin (alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a 3D character model in a video game)
- imperative of skina.
- (anatomy) skin
- skin pas (envelope)
skin (nominative plural skins)
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back +? -less
- (US) IPA(key): /?bækl?s/
backless (not comparable)
- having no back, said of things that typically have backs, such as chairs or dresses
- a backless surgical gown
- 1885, George Moore, A Mummer's Wife
- The apartment was almost dismantled; chairs lay backless about the floor amid china shepherdesses and toreadors; pictures were thrown over the sofa,...
- (of a person) having an uncovered back, having a back that shows skin
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