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    skin - Dictionary definition and meaning for word skin

    Definition
    (noun) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    Synonyms : cutis , tegument
    Example Sentence
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
    Definition
    (noun) an outer surface (usually thin)
    Example Sentence
    • the skin of an airplane
    Definition
    (noun) body covering of a living animal
    Synonyms : hide , pelt
    Definition
    (noun) a person's skin regarded as their life
    Example Sentence
    • he tried to save his skin
    Definition
    (noun) the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    Synonyms : peel
    Definition
    (noun) a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal Definition
    (verb) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    Synonyms : clamber , scramble , shin , shinny , sputter , struggle
    Definition
    (verb) bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
    Synonyms : scrape
    Example Sentence
    • The boy skinned his knee when he fell
    Definition
    (verb) remove the bark of a tree
    Synonyms : bark
    Definition
    (verb) strip the skin off
    Synonyms : pare , peel
    Example Sentence
    • pare apples
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