Definition of orange peel in English:

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orange peel

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[mass noun]
1The skin of an orange.
Example sentences
  • Bitter orange peel contains synephrine, a stimulant comparable to the banned weight-loss aid ephedra.
  • They also keep their organic rubbish, their banana skins and orange peel.
  • Head librarian Sue Boddington also discovered pieces of orange and orange peel deposited on the floor of the main part of the library, which overlooks The Strand.
1.1 [as modifier] Denoting skin dimpled like that of an orange, especially when resulting from subcutaneous fat deposits: pockets of orange-peel skin
More example sentences
  • Choose a product that makes an anti-cellulite claim on the packet, as this means it has been clinically proven to have an effect on orange-peel skin.
  • From popping pills and slathering on creams to having a machine roll over the thighs, an increasing number of women are seeking these solutions to orange-peel skin.
  • While most women are familiar with the characteristic orange-peel skin, cellulite remains the subject of some controversy.
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