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  Definition of skin
  1. body covering of a living animal
  2. an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
  3. a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal
  4. a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
  5. the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  6. a person''s skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
  7. the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
  8. strike against an object; "She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"
  9. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  10. remove the bark of a tree
  11. bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
  12. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
Similar Words: hide, pelt, tegument, cutis, peel, rind, stub, scrape, abrade, pare, bark, clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputter

 

Hyponyms: waterskin, water skin, wineskin, investment, thick skin, skin graft, buff, dewlap, prepuce, foreskin, scalp, hangnail, agnail, jacket, banana peel, banana skin, lemon peel, lemon rind, orange peel, orange rind, peel off, flay

 

Part Meronyms: aircraft, integumentary system, edible fruit

 

Derivational Morphology: scrape, peel, pare, bark, parer, paring knife, paring, rind, peeler, skinner, abrasion, scratch, excoriation, hide, pelt, tegument, cutis, struggle, clamber

 

Anagrams: sink

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: lëkurë   Armenian: մաշկ  
Basque: azal   Bosnian: koža  
Catalan: pell   Chinese: 皮膚  
Croatian: koža   Danish: hud and skind  
Dutch: huid and vel   Esperanto: haŭto  
Finnish: iho and kalvo and nahka   French: peau  
German: Haut   Greek: δέρμα  
Hebrew: עור   Hungarian: állatbőr and bőr  
Icelandic: húð and skinn   Italian: pelle  
Japanese: 皮膚 and and   Korean: and 가죽 and 살갗  
Kurdish: çerm and kevl and tûk   Latvian: āda  
Lithuanian: oda   Macedonian: кожа  
Malayalam: തൊലി and തോല് and പാട   Polish: skóra  
Portuguese: pele   Romanian: piele  
Russian: кожа and корка and шкура   Slovak: koža and pokožka  
Slovene: koža   Spanish: piel  
Swahili: ngozi   Swedish: hud  
Telugu: చర్మము and తోలు and పొర  
 
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