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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 ?
Safely into the last 16 after beating Paul Lim, 63, 4-1 in the second round, Anderson said: "I was born skint and I could probably die skint - I don't care.
His definition of skint being a PS90k salary as an MEP, a five-figure salary as a radio presenter, a shares portfolio, a PS4million house in Chelsea and the prospect of a pension from those nasty Europeans worth PS73,000 per year.
When you come home from holiday, you're a bit skint," said Kerry.
But researchers still warned negative images of the town - like in last year's Skint programme from Channel 4 - could be having negative effects on young residents.
But researchers still warned that negative images of the town - like last year's Skint programme from Channel 4 - could be having negative effects on young residents.
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?
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.
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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.
com 2 We know everyone is skint at this time of year so a bargain pair of shoes are bound to cheer you up.