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skinny

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of skinny

  1. 1 being of less than usual width <the tree swing was supported only by a couple of skinny branches> Synonyms fine, hairline, needlelike, paper-thin, narrow, slender, slim, slim-jim, thin, ultrathinRelated Words attenuate, attenuated, elongate (or elongated), linear; bottleneck, close, compressed, condensed, constricted, contracted, squeezed, tight, tightened; lanky, rangy, reedy, shoestring, spindly, stalky, stringy, twiggy, willowy, wispy; lank, spareNear Antonyms chunky, squat, stocky, stumpy, thick, thickset; bulky, massive, voluminous; thickish, widishAntonyms broad, fat, wide

  2. 2 having a noticeably small amount of body fat <her grandmother was always insisting that she was too skinny and never tired of trying to force more food on her> Synonyms bony (also boney), fatless, lean, lithe, thin, slender, slim, spare, svelteRelated Words clean-limbed, trim; sylphlike, willowy; angular, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, sinewy, wiry; lank, lanky, rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, twiggy, waspish, weedy; anorectic (also anoretic), anorexic, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted, wizened; meager (or meagre), puny, slightNear Antonyms beefy, bulky, chunky, fleshy, heavy, heavyset, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, husky; dumpy, pudgy, roly-poly, squat, stubby; paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; buxom, zaftig (also zoftig); fleshed-out, full, hippy, roundAntonyms chubby, corpulent, fat, gross, obese, overweight, plump, portly, rotund, tubby




skinny

noun, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of skinny

  1. information not generally available to the public <a TV show that offers all the skinny on Tinseltown and the stars that light it up> Synonyms book, 411 [slang], inside, lowdown, poop [slang], scoop, dope [slang], tipRelated Words dirt, dish, gossip, rumor, story; hint, pointer; information, intelligence, news, tidings, wordNear Antonyms ancient history, open secret





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