intransitive verb Date: 1964 to swim in the nude • skinny-dip nounskinny-dipper noun

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  • skinny dip — skinny dips, skinny dipping, skinny dipped VERB If you skinny dip, you go swimming with no clothes on. [INFORMAL] They used to take off their clothes and go skinny dipping in the creek …   English dictionary

  • skinny-dip — ☆ skinny dip [skin′ēdip΄ ] vi. skinny dipped, skinny dipping Informal to swim in the nude n. Informal a swim in the nude …   English World dictionary

  • skinny dip — 1. in. to swim in the nude. □ We used to go skinny dipping when I was a kid. □ There was an old creek on the farm where we used to skinny dip. 2. n. a swim in the nude. □ A nice skinny dip in a quiet glade takes you back to nature …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • skinny dip — swimming naked, in the buff    They took off their clothes and went for a skinny dip in the lake …   English idioms

  • skinny-dip — skinny dipper, n. /skin ee dip /, v., skinny dipped, skinny dipping, n. Informal. v.i. 1. to swim in the nude. n. 2. a swim in the nude. [‡1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • skinny-dip — /ˈskɪni dɪp / (say skinee dip) Colloquial –verb (i) (skinny dipped, skinny dipping) 1. to swim in the nude. –noun 2. a nude swim. –skinny dipper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • skinny-dip — I noun a naked swim • Derivationally related forms: ↑skinny dipper • Hypernyms: ↑swimming, ↑swim II verb bathe in the nude The young people were skinny dipping in the pond …   Useful english dictionary

  • skinny-dip — skin′ny dip v. dipped, dip•ping, n. Informal. 1) cvb inf to swim in the nude 2) cvb inf a swim in the nude • Etymology: 1960–65, amer. skin′ny dip per, n …   From formal English to slang

  • skinny-dip —    to bathe in the nude    The subject of greater taboo in America than in Europe:     I m going skinny dipping... Who s game? (Sanders, 1982) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • skinny-dip — informal verb swim naked. noun a naked swim. Derivatives skinny dipper noun …   English new terms dictionary

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