Definition of get under someone's skin
- His constant boasting was beginning to get under my skin.
- I used to hate the city, but after a while it kind of got under my skin.
- The actress accepted the role because the character really got under her skin.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: in or into a position below or beneath something
: below or short of some quantity, level, or limit
: in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness
: below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by
: subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of
: receiving or undergoing the action or effect of
: lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side
: facing or protruding downward
: lower in rank or authority : subordinate
: some person : somebody
: the integument of an animal (such as a fur-bearing mammal or a bird) separated from the body usually with its hair or feathers
: a usually unmounted specimen of a vertebrate (as in a museum)
: the hide or pelt of a game or domestic animal
: to strip, scrape, or rub off an outer covering (such as the skin or rind) of
: to strip or peel off
: to cut, chip, or damage the surface of
: devoted to showing nudes
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