skinned

adjective \ ˈskind \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of skinned

: having skin especially of a specified kind usually used in combination
  • dark-skinned

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First Known Use of skinned

15th century

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  • : having skin of a specified kind


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skinned

adjective \ ˈskind \

medical Definition of skinned

: having skin especially of a specified kind usually used in combination
  • dark-skinned


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