[ skin-foo l ]
/ ˈskɪn fʊl /

noun, plural skin·fuls.

the amount that a skin container can hold.
Informal. a large or satisfying amount of food and drink.
Informal. an amount of liquor sufficient to make a person drunk.

Origin of skinful

First recorded in 1640–50; skin + -ful

Usage note

See -ful. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for skinful


/ (ˈskɪnˌfʊl) /

noun plural -fuls

slang sufficient alcoholic drink to make one drunk (esp in the phrase have a skinful)
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