the skinny

Definition of the skinny

US, informal

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  resembling skin :  membranous

    :  lacking sufficient flesh :  very thin :  emaciated

    :  lacking usual or desirable bulk, quantity, qualities, or significance

  1. :  inside information :  dope

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