Definition of skinned
: having skin especially of a specified kind —usually used in combination dark-skinned
Recent Examples of skinned from the Web
Those people were meaning to shame us for being fat and dark-skinned.
In multiple appearances, Brooks is most entertaining as Yogurt, a golden-skinned, pointy-eared oracle into product merchandising.
If controversial figures can so easily silence negative press coverage by spending money, the film asks, what does this mean at a time where a notoriously thin-skinned plutocrat is the leader of the free world?
The novel opens with Maria being entranced by a dark-skinned, unable-to-racially-pass poet at a reading.
For the most part, the dark-skinned grape creates wines that are medium- to full-bodied, with deep, dark color, grippy tannins and good acidity, especially in Old World versions.
The victim and witnesses described the robber as a Hispanic or light-skinned black man with a goatee or with his hair pulled back from his face.
After all, Macron is taking on a thin-skinned president who runs a country that shares crucial intelligence and is France’s second biggest export market, behind Germany.
Rather than adding your voice to the chorus of pointless gripes and loud bellyaching, which is often ignored by thick-skinned travel companies that have developed a form response for everything, why not do something effective this year?
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Definition of skinned for English Language Learners
: having skin of a specified kind
Medical Definition of skinned
: having skin especially of a specified kind—usually used in combination dark-skinned
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