adjective British Slang.
having no money; penniless.

1930–35; probably orig. representing dial. pronunciation of skinned; see skin (v.), -ed2 Unabridged
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skint (skɪnt)
slang (Brit) (usually postpositive) without money
[variant of skinned, past participle of skin]

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Example sentences
Rich-world governments, many of which have record levels of debt, are skint.
Many fellows would previously eke out a living as poets or other skint professionals.
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