skinny-dip

[ skin-ee-dip ]
/ ˈskɪn iˌdɪp /
Informal.
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verb (used without object), skin·ny-dipped, skin·ny-dip·ping.

to swim in the nude.

noun

a swim in the nude.

Nearby words

  1. skinner, burrhus frederic,
  2. skinner, otis,
  3. skinnerian,
  4. skinnery,
  5. skinny,
  6. skinny-dipping,
  7. skint,
  8. skintight,
  9. skip,
  10. skip bail

Origin of skinny-dip

probably earlier than 1960–65

Related formsskin·ny-dip·per, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for skinny-dipping

skinny-dip

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

skinny-dipping

n.

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

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