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Definition of "skinner" [skin•ner]

  • One that flays, dresses, or sells animal skins. (noun)
  • Western U.S. A mule driver. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "skinner" in a sentence
  • "The skinner was a fat, good-humoured creature, like all"
  • "im a big x files fan an i cant recall skinner saying anything like that,,"
  • "There have been few ante-post setbacks to match it in recent seasons, and victory for the new O'Brien-trained favourite, Jan Vermeer, would be a relative "skinner" for the layers in ante-post terms as he was barely on the punters 'radar until his win in the Gallinule Stakes 10 days ago."