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Is skin a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word skin is a Scrabble US word. The word skin is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word skin is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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Valid words made from Skin

You can make 16 words from 'skin' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'skin'

INKS 8KINS 8
SINK 8SKIN 8

3 letters words from 'skin'

INK 7INS 3
KIN 7KIS 7
NIS 3SIK 7
SIN 3SKI 7

2 letters words from 'skin'

IN 2IS 2
KI 6SI 2

All 4 letters words made out of skin

skin ksin sikn iskn kisn iksn skni ksni snki nski knsi nksi sink isnk snik nsik insk nisk kins ikns knis nkis inks niks

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word skin. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in skin.

Definitions and meaning of skin

skin

Etymology

From Middle English skyn, skinn, from Old English scinn, from Old Norse skinn (animal hide), from Proto-Germanic *skinþą (compare Dutch schinde (bark), dialectal German Schinde (fruit peel)), from Proto-Indo-European *sken- (to split off) (compare Breton skant (scales), Old Irish ceinn, Irish scainim (I tear, burst), Latin scindere (to split, divide), Sanskrit छिनत्ति (chinátti, he splits)), nasal variant of *skeh₁i-d- (to cut). Partially displaced native Old English hȳd (skin, hide), see hide. More at shed.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: skĭn, IPA(key): /skɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Noun

skin (countable and uncountable, plural skins)

  1. (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the body of any animal, including of a human.
  2. (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the fruit of a plant.
  3. (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.
  4. (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.
  5. (countable, computing, graphical user interface) A set of resources that modifies the appearance and/or layout of the graphical user interface of a computer program.
  6. (countable, video games) An alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a character model in a video game.
  7. (countable, slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.
  8. (countable, slang) Clipping of skinhead.
  9. (Australia) A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual′s physical skin.
  10. (slang) Bare flesh, particularly bare breasts.
  11. A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids.
    • 1843, Richard Henry Horne, Orion
      the Bacchic train,
      Who brought their skins of wine, and loaded poles
      That bent with mighty clusters of black grapes
  12. (nautical) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.
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  13. (nautical) The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing.
  14. A drink of whisky served hot.
  15. (slang, Ireland, Britain) person, chap
    He was a decent old skin.

Synonyms

  • (outer covering of living tissue): dermis, integument, tegument
  • (outer protective layer of a plant or animal): peel (of fruit or vegetable), pericarp
  • (skin of an animal used by humans): hide, pelt
  • (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid): film
  • (subgroup of Australian Aboriginals): moiety, section, subsection

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • cutaneous
  • cutis
  • dermis
  • epidermis

References

  • skin on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Verb

skin (third-person singular simple present skins, present participle skinning, simple past and past participle skinned)

  1. (transitive) To injure the skin of.
    He fell off his bike and skinned his knee on the concrete.
  2. (transitive) To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.
  3. (colloquial) To high five.
  4. (transitive, computing, colloquial) To apply a skin to (a computer program).
    Can I skin the application to put the picture of my cat on it?
  5. (Britain, soccer, transitive) To use tricks to go past a defender.
  6. (intransitive) To become covered with skin.
    A wound eventually skins over.
  7. (transitive) To cover with skin, or as if with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
  8. (US, slang, archaic) To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use cribs, memoranda, etc., which are prohibited.
  9. (slang, dated) To strip of money or property; to cheat.

Synonyms

  • (injure the skin of): bark, chafe, excoriate, graze, scrape
  • (remove the skin of): flay, fleece, flense, scalp

Derived terms

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • -kins, Sink, inks, k'ins, kins, sink

Abinomn

Noun

skin

  1. star

Cimbrian

Etymology

From Norwegian ski +‎ -an (infinitive suffix).

Verb

skin

  1. (Luserna) to ski

Noun

skin n

  1. (Luserna) skiing

References

  • “skin” in Cimbrian, Ladin, Mòcheno: Getting to know 3 peoples. 2015. Servizio minoranze linguistiche locali della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Trento, Italy.

Danish

Noun

skin n (singular definite skinnet, not used in plural form)

  1. light, glare
  2. semblance

Verb

skin

  1. imperative of skinne

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

skin m or f (plural skins, diminutive skinnetje n)

  1. (computing) Skin
  2. Short for skinhead.

Anagrams

  • niks, snik

Icelandic

Etymology

From skína (to shine).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /scɪːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːn
    Homophone: skyn

Noun

skin n (genitive singular skins, nominative plural skin)

  1. shine, shimmer, brightness

Declension

Derived terms

  • sólskin

Anagrams

  • sink

Middle English

Noun

skin

  1. Alternative form of skyn

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

skin

  1. inflection of skina:
    1. present
    2. imperative

Old Saxon

Etymology

From skīnan.

Noun

skīn n

  1. shine

Portuguese

Noun

skin f (plural skins)

  1. (computing) skin (image used as the background of a graphical user interface)
  2. (countable, video games) skin (alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a 3D character model in a video game)

Swedish

Verb

skin

  1. imperative of skina.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

English skin

Noun

skin

  1. (anatomy) skin

Derived terms

  • skin pas (envelope)

Volapük

Noun

skin (nominative plural skins)

  1. skin

Declension

Derived terms


Source: wiktionary.org
  • SKIMP, to scrimp.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)