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skinny

noun

1 skinny

Confidential information about a topic or person.



adjective

1 skinny

Being very thin:
— A child with skinny freckled legs.

synonyms: boney, bony, scraggly, scraggy, scrawny, underweight, weedy.

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... show more

Roget 223: covering etc. v.; superimposed, overlaid, plated etc. v.; cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, ... show more

Polish: kościany, kościsty, szkieletowaty

2 skinny

Of or relating to or resembling skin.

Polish: skórny

3 skinny

Fitting snugly.

synonyms: tight-fitting, tight fitting, tightfitting, tightly fitting.

Polish: obcisły

4 skinny

Giving or spending with reluctance.

synonyms: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching.


Moby thesaurus: angular, bony, cortical, cutaneous, dermal, dermic, ecderonic, ectodermal, ectodermic, emaciated, endermatic, endermic, epicarpal, epidermal, epidermic, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, furry, gangling ... show more.

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