Definition of Skinner

1. Noun. United States actor (1858-1942).

Exact synonyms: Otis Skinner
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian



2. Noun. United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979).
Exact synonyms: Cornelia Otis Skinner
Generic synonyms: Actress

3. Noun. United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990).
Exact synonyms: B. F. Skinner, Burrhus Frederic Skinner, Fred Skinner
Generic synonyms: Psychologist
Derivative terms: Skinnerian

4. Noun. A person who prepares or deals in animal skins.
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker
Derivative terms: Skin

5. Noun. A worker who drives mules.
Exact synonyms: Mule Driver, Mule Skinner, Muleteer
Generic synonyms: Jack, Laborer, Labourer, Manual Laborer
Derivative terms: Mule

Definition of Skinner

1. n. One who skins.

Definition of Skinner

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. Someone who skins animals. ¹

3. Noun. One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skinner

1. one that skins [n -S] - See also: skins

Medical Definition of Skinner

1. 1. One who skins. 2. One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skinner

skinheadism
skinheads
skink
skinked
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skinkers
skinking
skinks
skinless
skinlessness
skinlike
skinmags
skinnable
skinned
skinner (current term)
skinnerian conditioning
skinnerite
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skinnies
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skinnily
skinniness
skinninesses
skinning
skinning back
skinny
skinny-dip
skinny-dipper

Literary usage of Skinner

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"In the matter of the estate of Charles W. skinner. Controversy without action between Mrs. Sarah S. Snow, and Eliza skinner McGehee and others. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1900)
"Richard skinner of Marblehead. 4 which our ancestors Richard skinner and James skinner died seized." give here the list of grantors. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"Minshew, skinner. All in Minshew and skinner. Minshew, skinner, Junius. ... skinner—and, in fact, every Latin Lexicon under melo. Minshew, skinner, Junius. ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"skinner. Look at the noble lord there : Do you know the noble lord ? Paterson. ... skinner. What time was that you marched from Dalkeith? Paterson. ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"English R 25:501-8 D 47 skinner, Alanson Buck J Am Folk-lore 29:330-40 Jl '16 ... Am An- thropol 21:164-74 Ap 49 skinner, Charles H. Determination of the ..."

6. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and by John Burke (1838)
"Mr. skinner was formerly judge of circuit at Chittoor, in the province of Madras, East Indies. lineage. This family can be traced by well esta- bl¡shed ..."

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