snake·​skin | \ ˈsnāk-ˌskin \

Definition of snakeskin

: leather prepared from the skin of a snake

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To achieve this, mix animal accents such as snakeskin finishes and leopard prints with plush fabrics like velvet and shearling. Divya Bala, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Nail Statement Style This Winter," 30 Nov. 2018 Some had on killer boots in white leather and snakeskin. Washington Post, "French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey," 7 June 2018 The model dressed up her swimwear with high-waisted, light-wash jeans, denim block heels with a frayed design, and a sleek snakeskin moto jacket. Seventeen, "Bella Hadid Just Wore a Bikini Top on the Street, Looked Like a Total Badass," 29 June 2017 Kendall wore a pair of gray knit leggings and matching backless pullover, styled with mid-calf snakeskin heeled booties. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Just Had a Major Wardrobe Malfunction in Cannes," 10 May 2018 The voodoo priest character: Dr. John Creaux, a mystical voodoo figure bedecked in snakeskins, sequins and feathers reminiscent of the plumes worn by of Mardi Gras Indians. Mike Scott,, "Just what the (voodoo) doctor ordered: Or, how Mac Rebennack become Dr. John," 5 May 2018 Meanwhile, his own label, Just Don, has been turning out some of the most desired NBA team hats (made with snakeskin on the brim) and retro-inspired NBA shorts since 2010. Jake Woolf, GQ, "Don C Reveals His New Air Jordan Collaboration," 18 Apr. 2018 Hours earlier, Hadid strolled through the city streets in a snakeskin suit grounded by her beloved Dr. Martens boots. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Is Living Her Best Life in Tokyo," 6 Apr. 2018 Whether heeled like those at Paco Rabanne or in luxurious snakeskin like the men’s pairs at Saint Laurent, this Western silhouette is having a moment from New York to Paris and beyond. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The Best Accessories of 2018 Are Larger Than Life," 22 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of snakeskin

1825, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of snakeskin

: leather made from the skin of a snake

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