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1. skinny

adjective. ['ˈskɪni'] being very thin.

Synonyms

  • scrawny
  • weedy
  • boney
  • lean
  • thin
  • scraggy

Antonyms

  • superior
  • boneless
  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Skinny

  • mcwhinney
  • mckinny
  • mckinnie
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  • whinney
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  • spinney
  • sliney
  • quinney
  • pliny
  • glynnie
  • briney
  • zinni
  • winny
  • winnie
  • winney
  • vinny
  • vinnie
  • tinny
  • tinney
  • pinney
  • phinney
  • ninny
  • minny
  • minnie
  • minney
  • mini
  • linney
  • kinnie

Example sentences of the word skinny


1. Noun, singular or mass
Here are four highly-effective bodyweight exercises to go from skinny to buff in no time.

2. Adjective
Clean and paint or seal the base and clean the large, skinny type drawer.

3. Verb, base form
Fortunately, changing the way in which you exercise can help you take your thighs from muscular to skinny.

Quotes containing the word skinny


1. I grew up as a very sarcastic person. I was always the class clown, and to date girls, I had to be really funny. I was really skinny growing up. I was so thin, I had to run around in the shower to get wet. That kind of thin. So I always had to rely on humor and sarcasm.
- Kurt Fuller

2. I can talk to fish!"Angel said happily, water dripping off her long, skinny body. "Ask one over for dinner,"Fang said, joining us.
- James Patterson, School's Out—Forever

3. I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
- Robert Michaels MD - 2007 - Graduation Speaker

2. skinny-dip

noun. a naked swim.

Synonyms

  • swimming

Antonyms

  • sink
  • inclined

3. skinny-dip

verb. bathe in the nude.

Antonyms

  • tearless

4. skinny-dipper

noun. a naked swimmer.

5. skinny

noun. ['ˈskɪni'] confidential information about a topic or person.

Synonyms

  • info

Antonyms

  • gain
  • thicken

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. skinny

adjective. ['ˈskɪni'] giving or spending with reluctance.

Synonyms

  • stingy
  • penny-pinching
  • cheeseparing
  • near
  • close

Antonyms

  • straighten
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. skinny

adjective. ['ˈskɪni'] fitting snugly.

Synonyms

  • tight
  • tightfitting
  • tight fitting
  • tightly fitting

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • profitable
  • thick
  • wide

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skin (English)
  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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