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skin

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of skin

  1. 1 an outer part or layer space-age materials used on the skin of the aircraft Synonyms of skin face, outside, shell, exterior, surface, veneerWords Related to skin facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, showAntonyms of skin inside, interior

  2. 2 the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value hats made from beaver skins were once fashionable Synonyms of skin fur, leather, pelt, hideWords Related to skin badger, beaver, chamois, chinchilla, ermine, fisher, fox, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, Persian lamb, rabbit, raccoon (also racoon), sable, seal; bearskin, buckskin, calfskin, coonskin, cowhide, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, karakul, kidskin, kolinsky, lambskin, pigskin, rawhide, sealskin, sharkskin, sheep, sheepskin, snakeskin; fleece, mouton; alligator, crocodile; cordovan, morocco, patent leather, suede

  3. 3 the hairless natural covering of an animal prepared for use calfskin gloves Synonyms of skin hide, leatherWords Related to skin coat, fleece, fur, pelt; alligator, antelope, buckskin, cabretta, calfskin, capeskin, chamois, cordovan, cowhide, crocodile, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, kid, kidskin, lambskin, morocco, ostrich, pigskin, seal, sharkskin, sheepskin, snakeskin; nubuck, patent leather, suede


skin

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skin

  1. 1 to remove the natural covering of I prefer not to skin potatoes before mashing them Synonyms of skin bark, flay, hull, husk, shell, shuck, peelWords Related to skin bare, denude, expose, scale, strip; pare

  2. 2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats got his revenge on the dirty swindler who had skinned him Synonyms of skin beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, fleece, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to skin extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk

  3. 3 to defeat by a large margin we simply got skinned in the interoffice softball tournament Synonyms of skin annihilate, blow away, bomb, bury, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, whip, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, trim, tromp, trounce, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whop (or whap), whupWords Related to skin sweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter


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