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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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