skinder, noun

Also skinner.
From skinder verb intransitive
Gossip; slanderous talk. Also attributive. Cf. scandal stories.
1979 Darling 83I think skinner is the nearest thing we’ve got to truth. Ooh, yes, and I love eavesdropping.
1981 Pretoria News 26 Nov. 2In keeping with the topic of food, which permeates the portals and beauty hydro, where ‘there’s no dinner and lots of skinder,’ this play is like a juicy sosatie strung on a skewer.
1982 Rhodeo (Rhodes Univ.) 6 Apr. 10Political skinder. Reportage.
1985 C. Barnard in Cape Times 2 Sept.Gossiping is as old as speech...So it wasn’t much of a surprise to overhear the latest skinder within minutes of sitting down at an international fashion show.
1989 J. Sparg in Daily Dispatch 13 July 3The doings of the inhabitants of the Groot Marico are recounted by the simple, uncouth but lovable rogue Oom Schalk Louwrens — who isn’t above the occasional ‘skinner’.
1990 Sunday Times 4 Mar. 24Skinder. There’s a neat line in Steel Magnolias...‘If you’ve got nothing good to say about anybody, come and sit with me’.
1990 J. Rosenthal Wake Up Singing 48Someone will come and visit you and you can catch up on all the skinner.
Gossip; slanderous talk. Also attributive.
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