Translation of "skin" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk /skɪn/ us /skɪn/

B1 [ C or U ] the natural outer layer that covers a person, animal, fruit, etc.

dark/fair/pale/tanned skin 暗黑/白皙/蒼白/棕褐色的皮膚
skin cancer 皮膚癌
Babies have soft skins. 嬰兒皮膚柔嫩。
a banana/potato skin 香蕉/馬鈴薯皮

B1 [ C or U ] the skin of an animal that has been removed from the body, with or without the hair or fur:

Native Americans used to trade skins . 印第安人過去曾買賣獸皮。
a rug made from the skin of a lion
→ See also lambskin , sheepskin

[ C or U ] any outer covering

The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft. 子彈擊穿了飛機的外殼。

[ S ] a thin surface that 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 internet & telecoms the pictures, designs, colours, etc. that appear on the screen of a mobile phone or other device and can be changed by the user

Many electronic devices let you create your own skins. 許多電子設備都允許使用者創造個性化的外觀介面。
drenched/soaked/wet to the skin

extremely wet

We had no umbrellas so we got soaked to the skin in the pouring rain. 我們沒帶傘,所以在傾盆大雨中被淋濕透了。
thin/thick skin

easily/not easily upset by criticism

I don't worry about what he says - I have a very thick skin. 我不在意他說的話——我臉皮非常厚。
→ See also thick-skinned , thin-skinned
-skin suffix uk / -skɪn/ us / -skɪn/

He was wearing an old sheepskin coat. 我有一件舊羊皮外套。
-skinned suffix uk / -skɪnd/ us / -skɪnd/

pale-skinned 皮膚蒼白的
verb [ T ] uk /skɪn/ us /skɪn/ -nn-

to remove the skin of something

The hunters skinned the deer they had killed. 獵人們將他們獵殺的鹿剝了皮。
I skinned my knee (= hurt my knee by rubbing skin off it) when I fell down the steps. 我從台階上摔下來時磨破了膝蓋。


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