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noun 
  1. (uncountable) The outer covering of living tissue over the bones, striated muscles, ligaments, and internal organs of a person.
    • He is so disgusting he makes my crawl.
      1. (uncountable) The outer protective layer of any plant or animal.
      2. (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.
      3. (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.
    • In order to get to the rest of the paint in the can, you'll have to remove the floating on top of it.
      1. (context, countable, computing) An image used as the background of the graphical user interface of a computer program.
    • You can use this to change how the browser looks.
      1. (context, countable, slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.
    • Pass me a , mate.
      1. (context, countable, slang) Short for skinhead.
      2. A subgroup within an Australian aboriginal people, also called a section, subsection, or moiety. These divisions are cultural, not related to a person"s physical skin. (Reference: Macquarie Aboriginal Words, w:Macquarie University, Macquarie University, 1994, paperback ISBN 0-949757-79-9, introduction.)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: skin(nl, skinhead}}, {{t-, nl)m
  • French: peau(fr)
  • German: Haut(de)f
  • Italian: pelle(it)f
  • Spanish: piel(es)f
verb (skin, n, ing)
  1. (transitive) To injure the skin of.
    • He fell off his bike and skinned his knee on the concrete.
      1. (transitive) To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.
      The headmaster's birch kept raining down on the repeat-offending runaway's bare bum till it was completely skinned, a raw red rebel rear
      1. (context, transitive, computing, colloquial) To use a replacement image for the graphical user interface of (a computer program).
    • Can I the program to put the picture of my cat on it?
Translations: 
  • Dutch: een skin gebruiken(nl)
  • French: écorcher(fr)

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