(comparative more skinned, superlative most skinned)
- Having skin.
- Covered in a thin membrane resembling skin.
- Having skin (similar outer layer) totally or partially removed.
- My skinned knuckles hurt until the scrape healed.
- Simple past tense and past participle of skin.
skinned - Computer Definition
Variant of skin
- the outer covering or integument of the animal body
- such a covering, esp. that of a small animal, when removed from the body and prepared for use; pelt
- something like skin in appearance or function; any outer layer, as fruit rind, the shell or plating of a ship, a film or scum, the outermost nacreous layer in a pearl, etc.
- a container made of animal skin, used for holding liquids
- ☆ Slang a set of drums, esp. in a jazz band
- ☆ Slang a dollar
Origin of skinMiddle English skinn ; from Old Norse akin to German schinden, to flay, peel ; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)ken(d)-, to split off (; from base an unverified form sek-, to cut: see saw) from source Old Irish ceinn, a scale, scurf
transitive verbskinned, skinning
- to cover with or as with skin; grow skin on
- to remove skin from
- to strip or peel off, as or like skin
- to injure by scraping or abrading (one's knee, elbow, etc.)
- to defraud or cheat; swindle
- ☆ to criticize or scold severely
- ☆ Informal to drive or urge on (a mule, ox, etc.)
- to become covered with skin
- Informal to climb (up or down)
- to move (through), pass (by), succeed, etc. by a very narrow margin
be no skin off one's noseor be no skin off one's back☆
by the skin of one's teeth
get under someone's skin☆
have a thick skinor have a thin skin
save one's skin
- ☆ to scold or punish severely
- to defeat decisively