snake·​skin | \ ˈsnāk-ˌskin How to pronounce snakeskin (audio) \

Definition of snakeskin

: leather prepared from the skin of a snake

Examples of snakeskin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An additional visual touch comes by way of the prints that adorn the packaging and the vape pens: a black-and-white snakeskin for Amplify products, a dark and dusky tropical floral for Offline and an allover PG logo for Muse. Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2021 This pair of Giuseppe Zanotti shoes that are army green and that have a snakeskin back and a green bow on the toe. Megan Ditrolio, Marie Claire, 26 Apr. 2021 Kylie website, where items include vegan leather jackets, acrylic rompers and snakeskin bike shorts. Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2021 The day before, she was spotted dropping her daughter off in school in a body-skimming black tank, snakeskin print pants, and a pair of black biker boots. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 2 June 2021 For the occasion, Adele donned a neon-yellow snakeskin pattern coat by LAPOINTE. Jen Juneau,, 27 Apr. 2021 Katrina Tracy waited until she was vaxxed to splash out on a faux-snakeskin Steve Madden crossbody-cum-fanny pack. Katharine K. Zarrella, WSJ, 15 May 2021 Bey paired the Jacquemus shorts with a python print blouse by TLZ L'Femme and snakeskin shoes by Francesco Russo. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, 29 Apr. 2021 To tie the outfit together, Bey wore Francesco Russo snakeskin leather sandals. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 29 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of snakeskin

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snakeskin was in 1825

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26 Jul 2021

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“Snakeskin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of snakeskin

: leather made from the skin of a snake

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