Definition of skinful in English:


Syllabification: skin·ful
Pronunciation: /ˈskinfo͝ol


[in singular] informal
  • Enough alcoholic drink to make one drunk: he had a skinful on New Year’s Eve
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    • The daylight hallucinations of Mr.Darko strike a chord with someone who has drank a skinful the night before and is shivering in the post booze darkness.
    • The Bury-born actor is backing a campaign to stop the British boozing habit of having a skinful of ale and then going home for a fry-up.
    • As ever, it is a time for good cheer, good will to all men and a good skinful of alcohol.

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