Definition of scrawny
: exceptionally thin and slight or meager in body or size <scrawny scrub cattle>
Examples of scrawny in a sentence
The only plants in their yard were a couple of scrawny bushes.
Origin and Etymology of scrawny
First Known Use: 1833
Synonym Discussion of scrawny
SCRAWNY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scrawny for English Language Learners
: very thin in a way that is not attractive or healthy
SCRAWNY Defined for Kids
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