What's the difference between
and
Enter two words to compare and contrast their definitions, origins, and synonyms to better understand how those words are related.

Skint vs Saint - What's the difference?

skint | saint |

As an adjective skint

is penniless, poor, impecunious, broke.

As a noun saint is

a person to whom a church or another religious group has officially attributed the title of "saint"; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue.

As a verb saint is

to canonize, to formally recognize someone as a saint.

skint

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • (slang, British, Australian) Penniless, poor, impecunious, broke.
  • Usage notes

    * Cockney rhyming slang for skint' is boracic lint, or just ' boracic .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Verb

    (head)
  • saint

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia saint) (en noun)
  • A person to whom a church or another religious group has officially attributed the title of "saint"; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue.
  • Kateri Tekakwitha was proclaimed a saint .
  • (figuratively, by extension) A person with positive qualities; one who does good.
  • Dorothy Day was a living saint .
    Thanks for looking after the house while I'm away. You're a saint !
  • One who is sanctified or made holy; a person who is separated unto God’s service.
  • to the assembly of God which is at Corinth; those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints , with all who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, both theirs and ours. (1Cor. 1:2)
  • One of the blessed in heaven.
  • * Milton
  • Then shall thy saints , unmixed, and from the impure / Far separate, circling thy holy mount, / Unfeigned hallelujahs to thee sing.

    Synonyms

    * (holy person) (l), sheik

    See also

    * hallow * holos * holy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (nonstandard) To canonize, to formally recognize someone as a saint.
  • Many wish to see Pope John Paul II sainted immediately.

    Anagrams

    * * * * * ----