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Skinner, Cornelia Otis
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1: lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term" [syn: broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke]
adjective Etymology: alteration of skinned, past participle of 2skin Date: circa 1925 chiefly British penniless
adj. Brit. sl. having no money left. Etymology: = skinned, past part. of SKIN
If you say that you are skint, you mean that you have no money. (BRIT INFORMAL) I'm skint! Lend us a tenner. = broke ADJ
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