Term refers to a task which has several ways by which it can be completed. Often used in the expression "there are many ways to skin the cat" or by using "skin this cat" in place of "skin the cat."
My friends and I are going to start a business, but we don't even know where to begin because there are so many ways to skin the cat.
by CRubio April 15, 2007
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to get undressed. usually a phrase used to let children know it's time to get out of dirty clothes and into their clean clothes.
Brian's mother said, "Skin the cat - you need to get you pajamas on. It's time to go to bed."
by Chickamunk January 23, 2005
The act of whacking off untill raw, than continuing to whack off, essentially skinning the cat.
Joes penis is always sore because he skins the cat.
by Merx December 23, 2004