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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Skinny \Skin"ny\, a.
Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh.
"Her skinny lips." --Shak.
He holds him with a skinny hand. --Coleridge.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a
long scrawny neck" [syn: scraggy, boney, scrawny,
skinny, underweight, weedy]
2: of or relating to or resembling skin
3: fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting
clothes" [syn: tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight
fitting, tightly fitting, skinny]
4: giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing
administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a
penny-pinching miserly old man" [syn: cheeseparing,
close, near, penny-pinching, skinny]
n 1: confidential information about a topic or person; "he
wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "skinny":
angular, bony, cortical, cutaneous, dermal, dermic, ecderonic,
ectodermal, ectodermic, emaciated, endermatic, endermic, epicarpal,
epidermal, epidermic, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, furry,
gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, half-starved, hypodermal,
hypodermic, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, meager,
pinched, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, shrunken, skeletal, skin-deep,
spare, spidery, spindling, spindly, subcutaneous, testaceous, thin,
thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, undernourished, undersized,
underweight, wasted, weedy
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