skin (countable and uncountable; plural skins)

  1. (uncountable) The outer covering of living tissue over the bones, blood and internal organs of a person.
    He is so disgusting he makes my skin crawl.
  2. The outer protective layer of any plant or animal.
  3. (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.
  4. (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.
    In order to get to the rest of the paint in the can, you"ll have to remove the skin floating on top of it.
  5. (computing; countable) An image used as the background of the graphical user interface of a computer program.
    You can use this skin to change how the browser looks.
  6. (slang; uncountable) Exposed human skin, especially that which causes sexual titillation.
    Her dress was slashed to the hip, showing a lot of skin.
  7. (slang; countable) Rolling paper or Rizla.
    Pass me a skin, Mate.
  8. (slang; countable) Short for skinhead.
  9. (Australian English) A subgroup within an Australian aboriginal people, also called a section or subsection. These divisions are cultural, not related to a person"s physical skin. (Reference: Macquarie Aboriginal Words, Macquarie University, 1994, paperback ISBN 0-949757-79-9, introduction.)


4 letters in word "skin": I K N S.

Anagrams of skin:

Words found within skin:

in ink ins is kin nis si sin ski

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