skinner

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noun skin·ner \ˈski-nər\

Definition of skinner

  1. 1a :  one that deals in skins, pelts, or hidesb :  one that removes, cures, or dresses skins

  2. 2 :  sharper

  3. 3 :  a driver of draft animals :  teamster

Examples of skinner in a sentence

  1. he's proven himself to be a skinner of guys who are a lot smarter than you, so be wary of any deals you make with him

13th Century

First Known Use of skinner

13th century


Skinner

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biographical name Skin·ner \ˈski-nər\

Definition of Skinner

  1. B(urrhus) F(rederic) 1904–1990 American psychologist

Skinnerian

play \ski-ˈnir-ē-ən, -ˈner-\ adjective

Skinner

biographical name skin·ner

Definition of Skinner

  1. Cornelia Otis 1901–1979 daughter of Otis Skinner American actress and writer


Skinner

biographical name skin·ner

Definition of Skinner

  1. Otis 1858–1942 American actor



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