- 1A person who skins animals or prepares skins.More example sentences
- This would mean that participants could qualify as chefs, skinners, trackers or professional hunters and be recognised for their skills.
- Before nightfall, another ranch hand, a jerkline skinner named Slim, presented the childlike Lennie with a puppy from his dog's litter.
- I've decided to become a skinner & a leatherworker as well as a hunter.
- 1.1A person who deals in animal skins; a furrier.More example sentences
- The rest of the white men present were skinners, cooks, bartenders, blacksmiths, clerks, and wagon drivers.
- He had come far since his birth in Pollokshaws in 1735, the son of a humble skinner.
- 2 Horse Racing, Australian/NZ • informal A horse that wins a race at very long odds.More example sentences
- ‘Well, you'd better fatten up them skinners or all you'll get from the apple will be the core,’ was the quick rejoinder.
- 3 variant spelling of skinder.
More definitions of skinnerDefinition of skinner in:
- The US English dictionary