Dictionary

skint

adjective \ˈskint\

: having no money

Full Definition of SKINT

chiefly British
:  penniless

Examples of SKINT

  1. <an area of London where skint punk rockers would hang out>

Origin of SKINT

alteration of skinned, past participle of 2skin
First Known Use: circa 1925

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: skin tagPrevious Word in the Dictionary: skin spotAll Words Near: skint
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears