Synonyms of 'skin'
1 complexionDictionary, colouring, skin tone
His skin is clear and smooth.
She had short brown hair and a pale complexion.
2 hideDictionary, fleece, pelt
That was real crocodile skin.
3 peelDictionary, rind, husk
1 peelDictionary, pare, hull
two tomatoes, skinned, peeled and chopped
2 scrapeDictionary, graze, bark
He fell down and skinned his knee.
idioms: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.
Thesaurus for skin from the Collins English Thesaurus
Your skin is the natural covering of your body.