Synonyms for skin

Synonyms for (noun) skin

Synonyms: hide, skin, pelt

Definition: body covering of a living animal

Similar words: body covering

Definition: any covering for the body or a body part


Synonyms: skin

Definition: an outer surface (usually thin)

Usage: the skin of an airplane

Similar words: surface

Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface


Synonyms: skin

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

Similar words: bag

Definition: a flexible container with a single opening

Usage: he stuffed his laundry into a large bag


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: body covering

Definition: any covering for the body or a body part


Similar words: connective tissue

Definition: tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments


Synonyms: peel, skin

Definition: the rind of a fruit or vegetable

Similar words: rind

Definition: the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)


Synonyms: skin

Definition: a person's skin regarded as their life

Usage: he tried to save his skin

Similar words: life, living, aliveness, animation

Definition: the condition of living or the state of being alive

Usage: while there's life there's hope; life depends on many chemical and physical processes

Synonyms for (verb) skin

Synonyms: pare, peel, skin

Definition: strip the skin off

Usage: pare apples

Similar words: strip

Definition: remove the surface from

Usage: strip wood


Synonyms: bark, skin

Definition: remove the bark of a tree

Similar words: strip

Definition: remove the surface from

Usage: strip wood


Synonyms: scrape, skin

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

Usage: The boy skinned his knee when he fell

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to


Synonyms: sputter, skin, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, clamber

Definition: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Similar words: climb

Definition: move with difficulty, by grasping