- having no money; penniless.
Origin of skint
Examples from the Web for skint
Historical Examples of skint
Why didn't he go to Skint, as I told him, when his own lawyer was too dainty for the job?
There ain't no smarter gent in all the profession, sir, than Mr. Skint.
"If you would have gone to Mr. Skint, sir—," suggested Bozzle.
- (usually postpositive) British slang without money
Word Origin for skint
"broke, out of money," 1925, slang variant of skinned, past participle of skin (v.).