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Definitions and Synonyms of skinny | Another word for skinny | What is skinny?

Definition 1: confidential information about a topic or person - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where skinny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner

(skinny is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

Definition 2: of or relating to or resembling skin - [adjective denoting pert]

Definition 3: giving or spending with reluctance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where skinny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our cheeseparing administration
  • very close (or near) with his money
  • a penny-pinching miserly old man

Synonyms for skinny in the sense of this definition

(skinny is similar to ...) unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

"she practices economy without being stingy" "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

Definition 4: being very thin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where skinny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a child with skinny freckled legs
  • a long scrawny neck
  • pale bony hands

Synonyms for skinny in the sense of this definition

(skinny is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

Definition 5: fitting snugly - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where skinny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tightly-fitting cover
  • tight-fitting clothes

Synonyms for skinny in the sense of this definition

(skinny is similar to ...) 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"

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