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Synonyms for skin
skɪnskin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skin, tegument, cutisnoun

    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. skinnoun

    an outer surface (usually thin)

    "the skin of an airplane"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  3. hide, pelt, skinnoun

    body covering of a living animal

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

  4. skinnoun

    a person's skin regarded as their life

    "he tried to save his skin"

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  5. peel, skinnoun

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, peel

  6. skinverb

    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, sputterverb

    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, scrapeverb

    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, skinverb

    remove the bark of a tree

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

  10. skin, peel, pareverb

    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. skinnoun

    Synonyms:
    hide, pelt, derm, CUTIS

  2. skinnoun

    Synonyms:
    husk, hull, peel, rind

  3. skinverb

    Synonyms:
    flay, excoriate

  4. skinverb

    Synonyms:
    peel, pare

  5. skinverb

    Synonyms:
    cover with a skin or crust

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How to use skin in a sentence?

  1. Brenda Cartmel:

    The more frequent the exposure, the greater the risk of skin cancer.

  2. Stephen Vysocky:

    The one thing that I don't like is, because I've lost so much weight, I have a lot of loose skin, i'm trying to get that removed because there is a lot of complications now with my loose skin. And it also adds extra dead weight, pretty much, and there's no way I could lose that, no matter how hard I try.

  3. Brenda Cartmel:

    At gyms and apartment complexes use of the tanning facilities may be unsupervised, when this is the case users could use the tanning facilities much more frequently than at a tanning salon, where use is generally restricted to twice a week, the more frequent the exposure, the greater the risk of skin cancer.

  4. Riccardo Munda:

    What led to this situation is that many family doctors didn't visit their patients for weeks, and I can't blame them, because that's how they saved their own skin.

  5. Nisha Jhalani:

    LED technology can be affected by variables such as how loosely or tightly the tracker is worn, the user's skin tone or any other interference between the sensor and the skin. It can also become inaccurate with motion, which is why it doesn't fare as well as ECG with exercise.


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