Definitions for skin

Definitions for (noun) skin

Main entry: hide, skin, pelt

Definition: body covering of a living animal

Main entry: skin

Definition: an outer surface (usually thin)

Usage: the skin of an airplane

Main entry: skin

Definition: a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal

Main entry: skin, tegument, cutis

Definition: a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

Usage: your skin is the largest organ of your body

Main entry: peel, skin

Definition: the rind of a fruit or vegetable

Main entry: skin

Definition: a person's skin regarded as their life

Usage: he tried to save his skin

Definitions for (verb) skin

Main entry: pare, peel, skin

Definition: strip the skin off

Usage: pare apples

Main entry: bark, skin

Definition: remove the bark of a tree

Main entry: scrape, skin

Definition: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

Usage: The boy skinned his knee when he fell

Main entry: sputter, skin, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, clamber

Definition: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

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