What does skinny mean?

Definitions for skinny
ˈskɪn iskin·ny

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word skinny.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skinnyadjective

    confidential information about a topic or person

    "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"

  2. scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedyadjective

    being very thin

    "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"

  3. skinnyadjective

    of or relating to or resembling skin

  4. tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinnyadjective

    fitting snugly

    "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes"

  5. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinnyadjective

    giving or spending with reluctance

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

Wiktionary

  1. skinnynoun

    A skinny person

  2. skinnynoun

    The details or facts; especially, those obtained by gossip or rumor.

    She called to get the skinny on the latest goings-on in the club.

  3. skinnynoun

    A state of nakedness; nudity.

  4. skinnyadjective

    Having little flesh and fat; slim; slender; narrow; thin, generally beyond what looks beautiful.

    Her recent weight loss has made her look rather skinny than slender

  5. skinnyadjective

    Low-fat.

  6. skinnyadjective

    Naked; nude (chiefly used in the phrase skinny dipping).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Skinnyadjective

    Consisting only of skin; wanting flesh.

    Etymology: from skin.

    Her choppy finger laying
    Upon her skinny lips. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Least the asperity of these cartilages of the windpipe should hurt the gullet, which is tender, and of a skinny substance, these annulary gristles are not made round; but where the gullet touches the windpipe, there, to fill up the circle, is only a soft membrane, which may easily give way. John Ray, on the Creation.

    His fingers meet
    In skinny films, and shape his oary feet. Joseph Addison, Ovid.

Wikipedia

  1. Skinny

    Skinny is another word for thin. It can also mean:

ChatGPT

  1. skinny

    Skinny generally refers to being very thin or slender. It is often used to describe someone's physical appearance denoting a body shape with minimal fat or lean muscle mass. However, it can also be used to describe objects like a narrow street or a skinny tie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skinnyadjective

    consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh

Wikidata

  1. Skinny

    Skinny was a band from London, which released two albums over a course of four years. Their most successful song, "Failure", was included on both albums.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skinny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skinny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of skinny in a Sentence

  1. Ed Sheeran:

    That was the other extreme of it. I've been really big and was like, now I'm going to try to get as skinny as possible.

  2. Whole Foods Employee:

    My body feels much better. I'm in better shape at 45 than I ever was when I was skinny in my 20s.

  3. Emily Nash:

    It seems to me to be particularly sexist, you have people comparing them in a way that doesn't really happen with men --' Meghan Markle's walking funny, or Meghan Markle heels are too high, or Meghan Markle legs are too skinny.'.

  4. Christie Brinkley:

    I think that my industry has come a long way, although we're still a little too appreciative of the super, super unhealthfully skinny body, people's bodies come in every shape and size, and I really believe that all shapes and sizes should be celebrated as long as that's your natural, healthy weight.

  5. Teresa Robinette:

    I always made comments to Louise when I did talk to her, about, gosh, they are so skinny, she would laugh it off and say David’s so tall and lanky, they are going to be like him.

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