skinniness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skinniness - the bodily property of lacking flesh
leanness, spareness, thinness - the property of having little body fat
Translations
نَحافَه شَديدَه
hubenost
magerhed
megurî
sıskalıkzayıflık

skinny

(ˈskini) adjective
very thin. Most fat girls long to be skinny.
ˈskinniness noun
ˈskinny-dipping noun
(slang). go skinny-dipping to swim naked.
References in classic literature ?
I don't mind the other things so much--the freckles and the green eyes and my skinniness.
I marveled at the squat muscularity of our weight lifters and wrestlers, and the spectral skinniness of our "golden girls," the rhythmic gymnasts.
Dr Donald Moore, the director of Oregon Zoo, senior science adviser to Smithsonian National Zoo and expert on polar bears, said he couldn't tell much more about the bear's age or condition from the video except its extreme skinniness.
Donald Moore, the director of Oregon Zoo, senior science adviser to Smithsonian National Zoo and expert on polar bears, said he couldnt tell much more about the bears age or condition from the video except its extreme skinniness.
Even the physical description in "Un altro muro" of Max's skinniness corresponds to that of the real-life partisan Fenoglio: "era diventato magro da far senso a se stesso, per la fame patita in quei due mesi di neve sulle colline" (1992: 90).
Skinniness and sadness BEING skinny is associated with depression, scientists say.
Beauty, for me, used to be this notion of skinniness, of flawlessness, a certain idea of femininity.
Look at almost every ad in magazines or on bus stops and you see impossible examples of skinniness as beauty.
Surely this paragon of skinniness must be aware of body-shaming and the harm that can do?
Everything's down to 'have you lost weight' and if you have, success must equal skinniness or skinniness must equal success.
Everything's down to have you lost weight and if you have, success must equal skinniness.