} } Skintest | Define Skintest at Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

skint

[skint] /skɪnt/
adjective, British Slang.
1.
having no money; penniless.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; probably orig. representing dial. pronunciation of skinned; see skin (v.), -ed2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for skintest

skint

/skɪnt/
adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) (Brit, slang) without money
Word Origin
variant of skinned, past participle of skin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for skintest

skint

adj.

"broke, out of money," 1925, slang variant of skinned, past participle of skin (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for skintest

skint

adjective

Lacking money; broke • Still chiefly British

[1925+; fr skinned]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for skint

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for skintest

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for skintest