skin is part of the Basic English 850.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
skin

Plural
skins

 
Human skin
  1. The outer layer of an animal or human.
    Her skin is soft.
  2. The outer layer of a fruit or vegetable; a peel.
    He ate the onion, but not the onion skin.
  3. Something that is like skin.

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VerbEdit

Plain form
skin

Third-person singular
skins

Past tense
skinned

Past participle
skinned

Present participle
skinning

  1. To remove the skin.
    He skinned the bear and froze the meat.

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