Definition of skinch in English:

skinch

(also skinge)

verb

  • no object To be frugal, to economize; = "scrimp".

exclamation

  • English regional (northern). In children's games: a term used to call for a truce or claim temporary immunity from capture, etc.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

skinch

/skɪn(t)ʃ/