Verboticism: Skinskittish

'Come on, you ate the banana. Now eat the peel. '

DEFINITION: n., The fear of eating the skins of fruits, vegetables, or small animals. v., To worry about saving one's skin while chewing on a rind, peel, or pelt.

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Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: skin + skittish

Sentence: The skinskittish children reluctantly ate the grapes, then finally accepted the fact that their purple mouths and hands would be with them for days.

Etymology: skin (the outer layer of an organism) + skittish (jumpy or jittery)

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Comments: Skinskittish

Mustang - 2008-09-08: 22:19:00
Being skinskittish would cause them to have a great deal of skinsternation.

Nosila - 2008-09-09: 00:32:00
Kids like that would have Grape Expectations!