skint

adjective
\ ˈskint How to pronounce skint (audio) \

Definition of skint

chiefly British

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Examples of skint in a Sentence

an area of London where skint punk rockers would hang out

First Known Use of skint

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skint

alteration of skinned, past participle of skin entry 2

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The first known use of skint was circa 1925

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“Skint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skint. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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skint

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of skint

British, informal : having no money

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