1: a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body" [syn: tegument, cutis]
2: the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit) [syn: rind, peel]
3: an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
4: body covering of a living animal [syn: hide, pelt]
5: a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
6: the rind of a fruit or vegetable [syn: peel]
7: a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal
1: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputter]
2: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell" [syn: scrape]
3: remove the bark of a tree [syn: bark]
4: strip the skin off; "pare apples" [syn: peel, pare]
5: strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken" [syn: stub, scrape, abrade] [also: skinning, skinned]
Adjacent words: skimp over | skimpier | skimpier | skimpiest | skimpiest | skimpily | skimpy | skin | skin and bones | skin cancer | skin care | skin cell | skin color | skin colour | skin condition | skin disease