• British English Slang – Skint
  • Meaning – To have no money. This slang expression is usually used to describe someone who is poor. Skint can be used to describe someone with very little money or very few possessions. 
  • Other terms for having very little money include:
    • broke
    • bust
    • hard-up
    • penniless
    • stone-broke
    • strapped for cash
Example:
  • “I’d love to come to the cinema with you guys tonight but I can’t because I’m totally skint.”
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