Definition of give someone (some) skin in US English:

give someone (some) skin


  • Shake or slap hands together as a gesture or friendship or solidarity.

    • ‘I gave him some skin, and his mother gave him a hug.’
    • ‘Remember the time he went to give me skin and I shook his hand!’
    • ‘He raised up his hand, palm side down. "Give me some skin, brother." I stuck out my hand and smiled.’
    • ‘'Give me some skin on that one,' said Spencer, thrusting his palm toward Winston.’