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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
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Until the Right's poster boy for living in the past, Nigel Farage, declared that fighting for Brexit had left him "skint".
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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.
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If you are skint do you borrow money for a new car or house extension?