Translation of "skin" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /skɪn/

[ C or U ] the natural outer layer which covers a person, animal, fruit, etc.

dark/fair/pale/tanned skin 暗黑/白皙/苍白/棕褐色的皮肤
skin cancer 皮肤癌
Babies have soft skins. 婴儿皮肤柔嫩。
Native Americans used to trade skins (= the skins of animals that have been removed from the body, with or without the hair). 印第安人过去曾买卖兽皮。
a banana/potato skin 香蕉/马铃薯皮

[ C or U ] any outer covering

The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft. 子弹击穿了飞机的外壳。

[ S ] a thin solid surface which forms on some liquids, such as paint, when they are left in the air, or others, such as heated milk, when they are left to cool


[ C ] specialized the part of a computer program that you can change in order to make pictures, designs, colours, etc. look different on a screen

Many electronic devices let you create your own skins. 许多电子设备都允许使用者创建个性化的外观界面。
drenched/soaked/wet to the skin

extremely wet

We had no umbrellas so we got soaked to the skin in the pouring rain. 我们没带伞,所以在倾盆大雨中被淋透了。
thin/thick skin

easily/not easily upset by criticism

I don't worry about what he says - I have a very thick skin. 我不在意他说的话——我脸皮非常厚。
→ See also thick-skinned , thin-skinned
-skin uk us /-skɪn/ suffix

I've got an old sheepskin coat. 我有一件旧羊皮外套。
-skinned /-skɪnd/ suffix

pale-skinned 皮肤苍白的

(Translation of “skin noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)