Share this entry

emaciated

Synonyms of emaciated in English:

adjective

  • the captives were sick and emaciated men
    scrawny, skinny, scraggy, skin and bones, raw-boned, angular, stick-like, size-zero;
    cadaverous, shrivelled, shrunken, withered;
    gaunt, haggard, drawn, pinched, wizened, attenuated, atrophied
    informalanorexic, looking like a bag of bones
    archaicphthisical
    [Antonyms] fat
  • Definition of emaciated in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources