verb (used without object), skin·ny-dipped, skin·ny-dip·ping.

to swim in the nude.


a swim in the nude.

Origin of skinny-dip

probably earlier than 1960–65
Related formsskin·ny-dip·per, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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verb -dips, -dipping or -dipped

(intr) to swim in the nude
Derived Formsskinny dipping, noun
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Word Origin and History for skinny-dipping

1959, from skinny + dip (v.). Skinny-dip is from 1962.

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