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1. Lacking skin.
2. Having had the skin removed: bought skinless chicken breasts.
3. Emotionally sensitive or vulnerable: "You were skinless. There was nothing between you and the world—you let everything in and you let everything show" (Deborah Weisgall).

skin′less·ly adv.
skin′less·ness n.
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(ˈskɪn lɪs)

1. deprived of skin.
2. (of frankfurters or sausages) having no casing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.skinless - having no skin
skinned - having skin of a specified kind
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[ˈskɪnlɪs] ADJ [chicken, sausages] → sin piel
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˈskɪnləs] adjsans peau
skinless chicken breast fillets → de la poitrine de poulet sans peau
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Anything that hinted at love for the moment alarmed her; it was as much an infliction to her as the rubbing of a skinless wound.
"Then go I and wash, Flathead; but, it is true, in the great heats I have wished I could slough my skin without pain, and run skinless."
It was while engaged in this that a hideous, skinless thing came out of the house and ran screaming down the beach till it fell in the sand and mowed and gibbered under the scorching sun.
I was perpetually exasperated with the petty promptings of his conceit and his love of patronage, with his self-complacent belief in Bertha Grant's passion for him, with his half-pitying contempt for me--seen not in the ordinary indications of intonation and phrase and slight action, which an acute and suspicious mind is on the watch for, but in all their naked skinless complication.
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