Chinese (Traditional) translation of “skin”
› [C or U] the natural outer layer which covers a person, animal, fruit, etc.
Babies have soft skins.
Native Americans used to trade skins (= the skins of animals that have been removed from the body, with or without the hair).
a banana/potato skin
The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsThe skin, and skin colourFruits and seeds and their parts › [C or U] any outer covering
The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft.
The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsThe skin, and skin colourFruits and seeds and their parts › [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
Coverings and layers › [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.
Computer concepts drenched/soaked/wet to the skin › extremely wet
We had no umbrellas so we got soaked to the skin in the pouring rain.
Wet weather and wetness thin/thick skin › easily/not easily upset by criticism
I don't worry about what he says - I have a very thick skin.
→ See also thick-skinned, thin-skinnedBecoming too excited and easily upset -skin
/-skɪn/ suffix › I've got an old sheepskin coat.
The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals -skinned /-skɪnd/ suffix › pale-skinned
The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsFruits and seeds and their partsThe skin, and skin colour