New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: -skin · skint · akin · kin · shin · sin · ski · skid · skim · skip
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skin

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ANAT of person craiceann masc1  c m ucneas masc1  c m u to be soaked to the skin (also to be drenched to the skin) bheith fliuch báite, bheith i do líbín báite, bheith fliuch go craiceannskin cancer ailse chraicinnshe has lovely skin tá snua breá uirthi, tá dreach breá uirthi 2 noun ANAT of animalcraiceann masc1  c m useithe fem4  c m u
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3 noun ANAT, BOT, COOK of meat, fruit, vegetable, sausage, etccraiceann masc1  c m upotato skins craicne prátaí 4 noun COOK on sauce etccraiceann masc1  c m ubarr brutha 5 noun COMP customised appearanceculaith 6 noun layer covering sthcraiceann masc1  c m u 7 noun informal manduine masc4  c m uhe's a decent skin fear breá atá ann, duine uasal é 8 noun informal skinheadmaolcheann masc  c m u
verb
9 verb graze TRANSITIVEgearr verb  c m ushe skinned her knees when she fell ghearr sí a glúine nuair a thit sí, scríob sí a glúine nuair a thit sí 10 verb COOK remove skin (of meat, fruit, vegetable) TRANSITIVEan craiceann a bhaint descamh verb  c m u 11 verb remove skin (of animal) TRANSITIVEfeann verb  c m uan craiceann a bhaint de to skin sth alive rud a fheannadh ina bheatha 12 verb SOCC, informal take ball past easily TRANSITIVEtéigh thar PhrV  c m uhe skinned Eoin and got a score chuaigh sé thar Eoin agus d'aimsigh scór 13 verb informal swindle TRANSITIVEbearr verb  c m ufeann verb  c m ucaimiléireacht a dhéanamh arhe's out to skin you tá sé ag faire ar a sheans le bearradh a bhaint díot, tá sé ag iarraidh tú a fheannadh
phrases

to be skin and bone

(also

to be skin and bones

) he's nothing more than skin and bones níl ann ach an craiceann agus na cnámha, níl ann ach na cnámha, níl ann ach an scrogall agus an t-eagán

by the skin of your teeth

ar éigeanar éigean Déar inn ar éigeanhe managed to escape by the skin of his teeth ar inn ar éigean a d'éirigh leis na sála a thabhairt leis, ní mó ná gur éirigh leis na sála a thabhairt leisshe won the race by the skin of her teeth bhuaigh sí an rás le leithead ribe

to get under sb's skin

informal 1 annoy (sb)cur isteach go mór ar dhuineduine a chrá 2 make (sb) obsessedduine a bheith faoi gheasa agatduine a bheith meallta agat 3 begin to understand (sb)tuiscint do dhuinecomhbhá a bheith agat le duine

to give sb some skin

(US), very informal lámh a chroitheadh le duine

no skin off sb's nose

(also

no skin off sb's back

US) informal 1 causes no hurtthat's no skin off my nose! ní chuireann sé sin isteach ná amach ormsa!, is cuma liomsa sa sioc faoi sin!, ní chuireann sin chugam ná uaim! 2 is of no concernit's no skin off my nose! ní bhaineann sin liom!, ní haon chuid de mo ghnósa é sin!

there's more than one way to skin a cat

proverb is iomaí bealach le cat a mharú seachas é a thachtadh le him

to have thick skin

craiceann crua a bheith ortmuineál righin a bheith ort

to have thin skin

bheith goilliúnachbheith bogbheith soghonta

under the skin

dáiríredéanta na fírinnethey're very close, under the skin dáiríre, tá siad an-mhór le chéile; taobh thiar de gach rud, tá siad an-mhór le chéile

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