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skinless

[ skin-lis ]
/ ˈskɪn lɪs /
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adjective

deprived of skin: a skinless carcass.
(of frankfurters or sausages) having no casing.

Nearby words

skinflint, skinful, skinhead, skink, skinking, skinless, skinned, skinner, skinner box, skinner, b. f., skinner, burrhus frederic

Origin of skinless

First recorded in 1300–50, skinless is from the Middle English word skinles. See skin, -less
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Word Origin and History for skinless

skinless


adj.

mid-14c., from skin (n.) + -less. Related: Skinlessly; skinlessness.

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