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Translation of "skin" - English-Spanish dictionary

skin

noun   /skɪn/
B1 the outer layer of a person or animal’s body piel I have dark skin.
the outer layer of a fruit or vegetable piel a banana skin
be skin and bone
to be extremely thin estar en los huesos She was (just) skin and bone(s).
(Definition of skin from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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