Definitions for gauntgɔnt, gɑnt

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  1. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

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  1. gaunt(Adjective)

    lean, angular and bony

  2. gaunt(Adjective)

    haggard, drawn and emaciated

  3. gaunt(Adjective)

    bleak, barren and desolate

  4. Origin: Perhaps from a Scandinavian source, compare Old Norse gandr (Danish gand/gan, Norwegian bokmål gand)

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  1. Gaunt(adj)

    attenuated, as with fasting or suffering; lean; meager; pinched and grim

  2. Origin: [Cf. Norw. gand a thin pointed stick, a tall and thin man, and W. gwan weak.]

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  1. Gaunt

    Gaunt was a pop punk band formed in Columbus, Ohio, in 1991. The original lineup formed from the ashes of the short-lived and punkadelic Black Juju, and consisted of guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Jerry Wick, bassist Eric Barth and drummer Jeff Regensburger. Jim Weber soon joined on second guitar only to leave just as quickly, and following his departure guitarist/songwriter Jovan Karcic joined. Barth and Regensburger would also later leave and be replaced by a series of successors including Bret Lewis and Brett Falcon on bass, and Nick Youngblood and Sam Brown on drums.


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  • abgemagert, hager, knochig, ausgemergelt, mager, dünn, öde, kahl, karg, verlassen, nackt, trostlosGerman
  • demacradoSpanish
  • émaciéFrench
  • smagritoItalian
  • исхудалый, тощий, сухопарый, исхудавший, худой, костлявыйRussian
  • ispijen, koščat, suhonjavSerbo-Croatian

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