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Synonyms for skin
skɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skin, tegument, cutis(noun)

    a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

    "your skin is the largest organ of your body"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  2. skin(noun)

    an outer surface (usually thin)

    "the skin of an airplane"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  3. hide, pelt, skin(noun)

    body covering of a living animal

    Synonyms:
    peel, pelt, tegument, cutis, hide, fell, fur

  4. skin(noun)

    a person's skin regarded as their life

    "he tried to save his skin"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  5. peel, skin(noun)

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  6. skin(verb)

    a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  7. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter(verb)

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

    Synonyms:
    fight, beat, contend, shin, splutter, jumble, scramble, throw together, struggle, bark, spit out, sputter, pare, scrape, peel, clamber, shinny

  8. skin, scrape(verb)

    bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

    "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, pare, peel, shin, scramble, struggle, bark, sputter, come up, scratch, kowtow, grate, scrape, genuflect, clamber, scratch up, shinny

  9. bark, skin(verb)

    remove the bark of a tree

    Synonyms:
    scramble, struggle, peel, clamber, pare, shin, shinny, sputter, scrape, bark

  10. skin, peel, pare(verb)

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    Synonyms:
    undress, flake off, scramble, pare down, shin, flake, struggle, unclothe, bark, peel off, sputter, pare, trim, uncase, whittle, strip down, disrobe, strip, scrape, discase, peel, clamber, shinny

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skin(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hide, pelt, derm, CUTIS

  2. skin(n.)

    Synonyms:
    husk, hull, peel, rind

  3. skin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    flay, excoriate

  4. skin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    peel, pare

  5. skin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cover with a skin or crust

How to pronounce skin?

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How to say skin in sign language?

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How to use skin in a sentence?

  1. Paul Street:

    Because of his skin color.

  2. Karl Rove:

    Do white Americans feel the same pressure that black and brown families do? Do white families fear their kids will be pulled over for no reason other than the color of their skin? No. So, they'll never relate in exactly the same way, but I do think they relate a lot more than they did 10 or 20 years ago. And I do think that changes the party, to some degree, moving forward.

  3. Rosie Broadhead:

    This change in the microbiome is associated with reducing your body odor, encouraging cell renewal and is really good for the skin's immune system.

  4. Deanna RocQuermore:

    No child including mine or anybody else's ever, ever, deserves that type of abuse or treatment or to be struck not once, not twice, but three times by someone that is upset because of the color of someone's skin, and they feel as though they don't belong at their swimming pool.

  5. Anne Chapas:

    Sunscreen is an important part of a comprehensive skin care program, but it’s not the only step, it’s important to protect yourself in other ways, such as using sun protective clothing, and it’s also good to limit the amount of sun activities you do during peak times, which in the Northeast tends to be between 11 am – 3 pm.


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