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skint

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adjective British Slang.

having no money; penniless.

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Origin of skint

First recorded in 1930–35; probably originally representing dialectal pronunciation of skinned;see skin (verb), -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for skint

skint
/ (skɪnt) /

adjective

(usually postpositive) British slang without money
variant of skinned, past participle of skin
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