Synonyms and Antonyms of skin

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

  2. 2 the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value hats made from beaver skins were once fashionable Synonyms fur, leather, pelt, hideRelated Words 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 hide, leatherRelated Words 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



Synonyms and Antonyms of skin

  1. 1 to remove the natural covering of I prefer not to skin potatoes before mashing them Synonyms bark, flay, hull, husk, shell, shuck, peelRelated Words 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 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, victimizeRelated Words 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 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), whupRelated Words 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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