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English definition of “skint”

skint

adjective
 
 
/skɪnt/ UK informal
not having any money, especially temporarily: Quite often I find myself skint at the end of the month. It was just after Christmas when everyone is totally skint.
(Definition of skint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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