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1skin/ˈskɪn/noun
pluralskins
1skin
/ˈskɪn/
noun
pluralskins
Learner's definition of SKIN  
: the natural outer layer of tissue that covers the body of a person or animal
[noncount]
[count]
: the skin of an animal that has been removed from the body often with its hair or feathers still attached and that is used to make things (such as clothes)
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[noncount]
: the outer covering of a fruit, vegetable, etc.
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[noncount]

(a) thick/thin skin

◊ If you have (a) thin skin, you are easily upset or offended by the things other people say or do.
If you have (a) thick skin, you are not easily upset or offended by the things other people say and do.

by the skin of your teeth

informal
: only by a small difference in time, space, or amount: just barely

get under your skin

informal
: to irritate or upset you
: to affect you emotionally even though you do not want or expect to be affected

jump out of your skin

informal
◊ If you almost/nearly (etc.) jump out of your skin, you are suddenly surprised or frightened very much by something.

no skin off my nose

informal
— used to say that you do not care or do not have a strong opinion about something

save someone's skin

— see 1save

skin and bones

informalorskin and bone
: very thin in a way that is unattractive and unhealthy

— skinless

/ˈskɪnləs/adjective
2skin/ˈskɪn/verb
skinsskinnedskinning
2skin
/ˈskɪn/
verb
skinsskinnedskinning
Learner's definition of SKIN  
[+ object]
: to remove the skin of (an animal, fruit, or vegetable)
: to scrape or rub off some of the skin from (a body part)

keep your eyes skinned

— see 1eye

skin (someone) alive

informal
: to punish (someone) severely
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