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  • adj. Penniless, poor, impecunious, broke.

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  • adj. lacking funds

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  • Shint has it even worse!

    April 16, 2009

  • An uptight, desperate word that has fallen upon straightened times.

    May 10, 2008

  • "Partway through the making of “Dummy,�? released in 1994, they brought in Mr. Utley, who had been what he calls a “skint�? — which means barely getting by — jazz guitarist."

    The New York Times, After a Decade Away, Portishead Floats Back, by Jon Pareles, April 13, 2008

    April 14, 2008