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Synonyms for skin

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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"

    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  2. skin(noun)

    an outer surface (usually thin)

    "the skin of an airplane"

    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  3. hide, pelt, skin(noun)

    body covering of a living animal

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

  4. skin(noun)

    a person's skin regarded as their life

    "he tried to save his skin"

    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  5. peel, skin(noun)

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    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

    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

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

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

    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"

    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

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

  10. skin, peel, pare(verb)

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    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.)

    hide, pelt, derm, CUTIS

  2. skin(n.)

    husk, hull, peel, rind

  3. skin(v. a.)

    flay, excoriate

  4. skin(v. a.)

    peel, pare

  5. skin(v. a.)

    cover with a skin or crust

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  1. Susan Maples:

    I worry about the long-term effects of a video like this, teeth are the only part of the ectoderm that does not replenish or heal itself— once it’s gone, it’s gone. You can color your hair, you can pierce your skin, damage your nail, shave an eyebrow— all of that comes back.

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

  3. Neel Raithatha:

    I had to be very delicate when peeling the dead infected skin off the ear canal and eardrum, he said. It usually takes half the time.

  4. Bav Shergill:

    Its always important to protect your skin from the suns harmful UV rays, as many as four out of every five cases of skin cancer are preventable.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Bbw and ssbbw are the juiciest ladies in the world, mouth-watering beauties with sugar skin, the color of fresh pastries.

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