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Noun
The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal
“My skin was dry and sensitive, and I had to moisturize it more than anyone could ever imagine.”
Noun
The skin of a dead animal, typically used as material for clothing or other items
“He doffed his cap, made from the skin of a dead raccoon.”
Noun
The peel or outer layer of certain fruits, vegetables, or organic matter
“The fruit is eaten as a vegetable, the inner skin is ground into meal, and oil is extracted from the seeds.”
Noun
A thin layer of something
“To make matters worse, spinach was often on the menu and there was a skin on the milk they served for breakfast.”
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The outermost layer of an object structure
“The skin of the flask is made of glass, which is a poor conductor.”
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The quality, color, or appearance of one's skin or complexion
“He has green eyes with olive skin and ivory hair.”
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A flexible sleeve worn for protection during coitus
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A short-horned goat antelope native to mountainous terrain in southern Europe
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The color of human skin
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Someone with a shaved head
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Drum head
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Cigarette paper
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Cells or material from which organic matter is made
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A small water bottle, as used by soldiers or campers
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A small, flat, and very thin piece separated from a whole
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A layer of dirt or froth on the surface of a liquid
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A banknote
Verb
To peel or remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Skin the oranges with a knife, removing all of the fibrous material around the segments.”
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To scrape off the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Skin the potatoes by scrubbing with a soft brush or by rubbing with your thumb.”
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“That ain't money, mister. And if you're trying to skin me, you won't get very far.”
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To comprehensively defeat
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“His parents hail from Kilkenny and he has fond memories of games in Croke Park with his dad, watching the Cats skin their opponents.”
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To punish severely
“You'd better not go nowhere until you get your work done, you hear? If you do, I'm going to skin you!”
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To apply a veneer or layer to
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To criticize or disparage adversely
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Deskin or destool
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To strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.
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To cause to fail
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To slice, bone or make into fillets
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To scold, rebuke or reprimand someone
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To savagely injure, especially by clawing, tearing or scratching
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To remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Cause the downfall or ruin of
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To shred (usually foodstuffs), by rubbing across a grater
Adjective
Completely nude
Adjective
Not conforming with generally accepted standards of behaviour, especially in relation to sexual matters
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Adjective
Of, relating to, or expressing exciting romantic attraction, lust or desire
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