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skint

(skɪnt)
adj
(Banking & Finance) (usually postpositive) slang Brit without money
[variant of skinned, past participle of skin]

skint

(skɪnt)

adj.
Brit. Slang. having no money; penniless.
[1930–35; probably orig. representing dial. pronoun of skinned; see skin (v.), -ed2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.skint - lacking fundsskint - lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"
poor - having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
Translations

skint

[skɪnt] ADJ to be skintestar sin cuartos, estar pelado

skint

[ˈskɪnt] adj (British) (= broke) → raide skin test ncuti-réaction f, cuti fskin-tight skintight [ˌskɪnˈtaɪt] adj [trousers, dress] → collant(e), ajusté(e)

skint

adj (Brit inf) to be skintpleite or blank sein (inf)

skint

[skɪnt] adj (Brit) (fam) to be skintessere in bolletta, essere al verde
References in periodicals archive ?
At the time I was skint and I just had about enough petrol money to get there, that's the truth.
If you are skint do you borrow money for a new car or house extension?
The reality of our situation here in Wales can be seen on Channel 4's Skint, Monday night at 9pm.
MERTHYR Tydfil documentary Skint received just two complaints at the start of its run - despite being branded as "poverty porn" by many critics.
On Skint, dope-smoking Ryan was determined to shed the shackles of his electronic tag.
SKINT (9pm Channel 4) THE first series of Skint, Channel 4's provocative documentary about how people survive without employment, was nominated for a Grierson Documentary Award.
9P Skint returns for a new series telling the intimate stories of people living with the devastating effects of long–term unemployment in one of Britain's most deprived areas.
Its programmes Skint, Immigration Street and Benefits Street were "misery telly" from bosses claiming high integrity, he said.
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He said: "We recognise that the country's skint and we simply can't afford to spend PS50 billion on a project that will only benefit a small percentage of travelling customers in this country.
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Cops ordered the club to replace the bouncers after that attack but the same men were manning the door just two weeks later on a Skint Thursday night, the committee heard.