Translation of "skin" - English-Spanish dictionary

skin

noun uk /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).

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “skin” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)