Synonyms of 'skin'
1 complexionDictionary, colouring, skin toneHis skin is clear and smooth.
She had short brown hair and a pale complexion.
2 hideDictionary, fleece, peltThat was real crocodile skin.
3 peelDictionary, rind, huskbanana skins
1 peelDictionary, pare, hulltwo tomatoes, skinned, peeled and chopped
2 scrapeDictionary, graze, barkHe fell down and skinned his knee.
by the skin of one's teeth
technical name cutis
related phobia dermatophobia
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To abrade something means to scrape or wear down its surface by rubbing it.
The rough rock had abraded her skin.
She barked her shin off the edge of the drawer.
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Thesaurus for skin from the Collins English Thesaurus
Your skin is the natural covering of your body.