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Synonyms of skinny in English:


  • 1 his extreme height made him look especially skinny
    thin, scrawny, scraggy, bony, angular, rawboned, hollow-cheeked, gaunt, as thin as a rake, skin-and-bones, sticklike, emaciated, waiflike, skeletal, pinched, undernourished, underfed;
    slim, lean, slender, rangy;
    informal anorexic, (looking) like a bag of bones
    dated spindle-shanked
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  • 1 informal everybody wants to know the skinny on Karen's divorce
    gossip, (inside) information, intelligence, news, inside story
    informal lowdown, info, dope, dirt, scoop, poop
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