Synonyms of skin in English:



  • 3 until recent years, leopard skins fetched high prices
    hide, pelt, fleece; Australian greenhide
    technical crop, kip
    archaic fell
  • 6 the plane's skin was ripped apart by the force of the explosion
    casing, cover, covering, exterior, pod


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by the skin of one's teeth

he won, but only by the skin of his teeth only justjustnarrowlyby a hair's breadthby a very small marginby the narrowest of marginsbarelyby a nose informalby a whisker

get under someone's skin

it's no skin off my nose

informal it's no skin off my nose—I never wanted to go to Germany in the first place I don't careI don't mindI'm not botheredit doesn't bother meit doesn't matter to meit's of no concern to meit's of no importance to me informalI don't give/care a damn/hoot/toss/rapI don't give a monkey's vulgar slangI don't give a shit

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cutaneous relating to the skin
dermato- related prefix
subcutaneous under the skin
dermatology branch of medicine concerning the skin
dermatoglyphics study of skin markings
dermatoplasty surgical repair of skin

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little