skin translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "skin" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /skin/
the natural outer covering of an animal or person
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
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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