from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The contents of a full leather skin or bag. See
skin, n., 4.
- noun As much as one can contain, especially of strong drink of any kind: as, a skinful of beer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun As much as a skin can hold.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Enough to fill a
- noun colloquial Enough alcoholic drink to cause
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk
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A motorcyclist who crashed the day after a "skinful" at a bike rally has been banned from driving.
The winger hasn't played for the national side since 2008, but at the age of 38 he still turns out on the wing for Germinal Beerschot, and when he's not skinning the right-backs of the Jupiler League he's looking after those who've simply had a skinful.
These are generally budget howffs where a skinful of alcohol may still leave you with some change for a kebab and a taxi home.
Spare a thought for a Cornishman stuck near Probus with an eight hour journey to London ahead of him tomorrow and a skinful and hours of following the OBO tonight as this farmhouse has no Sky even before the inevitable delays.
'Guess I took a skinful,' he murmured, smiling to himself in self-excuse.
I only had one last night and yet this morning I feel rougher than I did the morning before after an absolute skinful.
I assume, at 11: 51, you're angry and you'd poured a skinful down your throat.
Gone are the days when I could drink a skinful and still wake up fresh as a daisy.
It can't be accomplished by dressing up as a clown and having green hair and a laugh like Carmin Miranda's understudy after a skinful.
Carried forwards a large skinful of water, being uncertain whether we should find any on the road.