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ˈskɪn ərSkin·ner

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Skinner, Otis Skinnernoun

    United States actor (1858-1942)

  2. Skinner, Cornelia Otis Skinnernoun

    United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979)

  3. Skinner, Fred Skinner, B. F. Skinner, Burrhus Frederic Skinnernoun

    United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990)

  4. skinnernoun

    a person who prepares or deals in animal skins

  5. muleteer, mule skinner, mule driver, skinnernoun

    a worker who drives mules


  1. skinnernoun

    Someone who skins animals.

  2. skinnernoun

    One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides.

  3. Etymology: The family surname is occupational in origin. Before becoming used as a surname the word skinner was commonly used to identify someone who treated animal skins.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Skinnernoun

    a dealer in skins.

    Etymology: from skin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skinnernoun

    one who skins

  2. Skinnernoun

    one who deals in skins, pelts, or hides


  1. Skinner

    Skinner is a 1993 Independent Film/Splatter/Slasher motion picture starring Ted Raimi, Traci Lords, Ricki Lake and Richard Schiff.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Skinner in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Skinner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Al Jean:

    We thought it'd be interesting if both Bart and Skinner have a crush on the same woman, she feels Skinner is a wounded soul that she wants to take care of. She is a vet like Skinner, and that's his attraction.

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    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. usurious
    • B. currish
    • C. lank
    • D. commensal

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