Skin - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Skin.

FLAY
FLESH
HIDE
PARE
PEEL
PELT
SCRAPE
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FLAY
  1. strip the skin off
  2. heavy criticism
FLESH
  1. alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
  2. the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  3. remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture
  4. a soft moist part of a fruit
HIDE
  1. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  2. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  3. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
  4. be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana"
  5. body covering of a living animal
  6. the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
PARE
  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit
  2. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  3. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  4. cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
PEEL
  1. the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  2. British politician (1788-1850)
  3. get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
  4. come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
  5. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
PELT
  1. attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions"
  2. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs"
  3. rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
  4. body covering of a living animal
  5. the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
SCRAPE
  1. an indication of damage
  2. a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
  3. a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
  4. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  5. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
  6. Scrapes are shallow depressions with gently sloping edges, which seasonally hold water. They create obvious in-field wet features that are very attractive to wildlife. They are often man made to help attract wading birds.
  7. cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
  8. bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
  9. gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
  10. make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone"
  11. bend the knees an
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/10/2019 9:00am

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