Meaning of skin-deep

skin-deep

Pronunciation: (skin'dēp'), [key]
— adj.
  1. superficial or slight; not profound or substantial: Their sincerity is only skin-deep.
—adv.
  1. slightly; superficially: He went into the subject only skin-deep.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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