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skin·ny

 (skĭn′ē)
adj. skin·ni·er, skin·ni·est
1.
a. Having very little bodily flesh or fat, often unattractively so; very thin. See Synonyms at lean2.
b. Having little width; narrow: a skinny island.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling skin.
n. Slang
Inside information; the real facts: learned the skinny on their falling-out.

skin′ni·ness n.

skinny

(ˈskɪnɪ)
adj, -nier or -niest
1. lacking in flesh; thin
2. consisting of or resembling skin
ˈskinniness n

skin•ny

(ˈskɪn i)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est,
n. adj.
1. very lean or thin; emaciated.
2. of or like skin.
3. unusually low or reduced; meager; minimal: skinny profits.
4. (of an object) narrow or slender: a skinny bed.
n.
5. Slang.
a. accurate information; data; facts.
b. news, esp. if confidential; gossip.
[1565–75]
skin′ni•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skinny - confidential information about a topic or person; "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"
info, information - a message received and understood
Adj.1.skinny - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
2.skinny - of or relating to or resembling skin
3.skinny - fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes"
tight - closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest"
4.skinny - giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

skinny

adjective thin, lean, scrawny, skeletal, emaciated, twiggy, undernourished, skin-and-bone (informal), scraggy, macilent (rare) He was quite a skinny little boy.
fat, plump, stout, heavy, obese, fleshy, beefy (informal), tubby, portly, podgy, broad in the beam (informal)

skinny

adjective
Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations
hubený
mager
erittäin laihalaihaluiseva
mršav
magur, grindhoraîur
やせこけた
말라빠진
maudymasis nusirengus nuogai
kaulainsvājš
chudychudachude
mršavsuh
smal
ผอมมาก
çiroz gibiçok zayıfkürdan gibisıska
gầy nhom

skinny

[ˈskɪnɪ] ADJ (skinnier (compar) (skinniest (superl))) → flaco

skinny

[ˈskɪni] adj [person, arms, legs] → maigreskinny-dipping [ˈskɪnidɪpɪŋ] nbaignade f à poil ; (at night)bain m de minuit
to go skinny-dipping → se baigner à poil ; (at night)prendre un bain de minuitskinny-rib sweater npull-chaussette m

skinny

adj (+er) (inf) person, legs, armsdünn; sweatereng anliegend attr, → hauteng
n (US inf: = piece of information) → vertrauliche Information, Insider-Information f; that’s the skinny (on that)das ist der Witz daran (inf), → das ist genau der Punkt

skinny

:
skinny-dip
vi (inf)nackt baden
skinny dipping
n (inf)Nacktbaden nt; to go skinnynackt baden
skinny-rib
adjRippen-; skinny sweaterRippenpullover m

skinny

[ˈskɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (usu pej) (person) → magro/a, gracile, mingherlino/a; (jumper) → striminzito/a

skinny

(ˈskini) adjective
very thin. Most fat girls long to be skinny.
ˈskinniness noun
ˈskinny-dipping noun
(slang). go skinny-dipping to swim naked.

skinny

هَزِيلُ الـجِّسْمِ hubený mager dünn ισχνός flaco erittäin laiha maigre mršav magro やせこけた 말라빠진 broodmager tynn chudy magrelo, magricela тощий smal ผอมมาก kürdan gibi gầy nhom 极瘦的

skinny

a. flaco-a, delgado-a, descarnado-a.
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