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

Examples of skinned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole branzino arrived crispy skinned and topped with pink pickled ginger shoots, Tokyo turnip and celery leaf salad and a drizzle of lemon-chili vinaigrette. The Arizona Republic, 1 Feb. 2024 For example, Cro-Magnons were dark skinned and lived in huts, not caves, and had a virtuosity in cave painting which could not be reproduced today, one expert says. John Hopewell, Variety, 26 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for skinned 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skinned was in the 15th century

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“Skinned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skinned. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

skinned

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