Definition of skinder in English:

skinder

(Australian, NZ skinner)

noun

mass nounSouth African
informal
  • Gossip.

    ‘we can catch up on the skinder’
    • ‘And that skinder or gossip accounts for a large part of his success as a writer.’
    tittle-tattle, tattle, rumour, rumours, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbits
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verb

[no object]South African
informal
  • Engage in gossip.

    ‘he wondered what his wife and her friend were skindering about’
    • ‘What is immoral is stealing and being nasty to other people and skindering and seeking revenge for petty things and killing people and lots of other things.’
    spread rumours, spread gossip, circulate rumours, spread stories, tittle-tattle, tattle, talk, whisper, tell tales, muckrake
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Origin

From Afrikaans skinder ‘to slander, gossip’.

Pronunciation

skinder

/ˈskɪnə//ˈskənə/