noun (plural skinnymalinkies)Scottish
A very thin person: that young skinnymalinks above the shop
More example sentences
- These women are real skinnymalinks, size 2 sort of thing.
- Leave that tall brooding skinnymalink out of this… And it wasn't Christian Rock, it was ‘alternative’.
- I was a super-hot skinnymalink in my younger years, or so I'm told.
Late 19th century: origin uncertain; a Scottish children's song related the adventures of a thin man known as ‘Skinamalinky Long Leg’.
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