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1. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch.

Synonyms

  • agnail
  • derma
  • epidermis
  • wrinkle
  • scab
  • whitehead
  • seam
  • skin cell
  • macule
  • foreskin
  • corium
  • sweat gland
  • hangnail
  • dermis
  • dewlap
  • comedo
  • body covering
  • buff
  • macula
  • melanin
  • blackhead
  • pressure point
  • free nerve ending
  • liver spot
  • cuticle
  • tegument
  • integumentary system
  • cutis
  • scalp
  • sudoriferous gland
  • prepuce
  • skin graft
  • crease
  • furrow
  • investment
  • crinkle
  • milium
  • line
  • connective tissue
  • lentigo
  • thick skin
  • Pacinian corpuscle
  • freckle

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • undress

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Skin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word skin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take them out and scrub the skin gently with a pumice stone.

2. Adjective
The organization says too many baths can result in skin irritation and flaking.

Quotes containing the word skin


1. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

2. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
- Mark Twain

3. I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.
- Gordon Gee

2. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] an outer surface (usually thin).

Synonyms

  • aircraft

Antonyms

  • buy
  • demotion

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

3. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] body covering of a living animal.

Synonyms

  • body covering
  • pelt

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • disjoin
  • leader

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

4. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] a person's skin regarded as their life.

Synonyms

  • life
  • aliveness
  • living

Antonyms

  • fall
  • descent
  • stand still
  • wane

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

5. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] the rind of a fruit or vegetable.

Synonyms

  • jacket
  • lemon rind
  • orange peel
  • orange rind
  • banana skin
  • rind
  • lemon peel
  • peel
  • edible fruit

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend
  • order
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

6. skin

verb. ['ˈskɪn'] climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.

Synonyms

  • sputter
  • scramble
  • climb
  • shinny
  • shin
  • clamber

Antonyms

  • dull
  • birth
  • death
  • animate

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

7. skin

verb. ['ˈskɪn'] strip the skin off.

Synonyms

  • peel off
  • pare
  • peel
  • flay

Antonyms

  • regress
  • give
  • roughen
  • increase

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

8. skin

verb. ['ˈskɪn'] remove the bark of a tree.

Synonyms

  • strip

Antonyms

  • dead
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

9. skin

verb. ['ˈskɪn'] bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • scrape

Antonyms

  • spirited
  • inactiveness
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

10. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal.

Synonyms

  • wineskin
  • bag
  • waterskin

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)
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