skinner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English skynner, skinner, skynnere, schynnere, equivalent to skin +‎ -er. Cognate with Old Norse skinnari (skinner), Old Swedish skinnare (skinner), Middle Low German schinder, schinner (skinner).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skinner (plural skinners)

  1. Someone who skins animals.
  2. A hunting knife used for skinning animals.
  3. One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides.
  4. (prison slang, derogatory) A sex offender.

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

skinner c

  1. indefinite plural of skinne

Verb[edit]

skinner

  1. present of skinne

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

skinner m or f

  1. indefinite plural of skinne

Verb[edit]

skinner

  1. present of skinne