the skinny

noun

US, informal
: the true information about someone or something that is not known by most people
What's the skinny on their supposed breakup?
Give me the inside/straight/real skinny.

Dictionary Entries Near the skinny

Cite this Entry

“The skinny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20skinny. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!