What does skin-deep mean?

Definitions for skin-deep

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skin-deep(adj)

    penetrating no deeper than the skin: "her beauty is only skin-deep"

Wiktionary

  1. skin-deep(Adjective)

    shallow, superficial.

    Chris Huhne, environment spokesman for the Liberal Democrats, said Mr Blair's remarks showed he was "delusional" on climate change and that his environmentalism was only "skin deep". - The Independent, 10/01/07

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skin-deep(adj)

    not deeper than the skin; hence, superficial

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skin-deep in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skin-deep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean Kerr:

    I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas

  2. Jean Kerr:

    I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want --an adorable pancreas?

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes deeper down to the bone, to darken the core. It's always the Inner Beauty that shines through and brightens our world.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with time!

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Color is only skin deep, but Prejudice penetrates to the bone. Color often fades away, yet Prejudice holds its own. Prejudice is the lock on the door to Wisdom, while Equality is the key to release that latch.

Images & Illustrations of skin-deep

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