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Spanish translation of “skin”

skin

noun /skin/
the natural outer covering of an animal or person
piel
She couldn’t stand the feel of wool against her skin A snake can shed its skin.
a thin outer layer , as on a fruit
piel , cáscara
a banana skin onion skins .
a ( thin ) film or layer that forms on a liquid
película
Boiled milk often has a skin on it.
skin-diving noun diving and swimming under water with simple equipment (a mask , flippers etc).
buceo , submarinismo
skin flick noun ( informal ) a pornographic film .
película porno
skinhead noun a young man whose hair is completely shaven off, especially one who is violent and racist
Skinhead / Cabeza Rapada
Chris was the leader of a gang of right-wing skinheads .
skin-tight adjective fitting as tightly as one’s skin
estrecho , muy ajustado
skin-tight jeans Her new sweater is skin-tight.
by the skin of one’s teeth very narrowly ; only just
por los pelos
We escaped by the skin of our teeth .
(Definition of skin from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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