What does skinny mean?

Definitions for skinny
ˈskɪn iskin·ny

Here are all the possible meanings 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:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skinnyadjective

    consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh

Freebase

  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. Andrea Beckert:

    When we found him abandoned in an empty lot he was so skinny and ravaged by ticks that we called him Costela.

  2. Josef Penninger:

    If you think about it, it's realistic that we could shut down ALK and reduce ALK function to see if we did stay skinny, aLK inhibitors are used in cancer treatments already. It's targetable. We could possibly inhibit ALK, and we actually will try to do this in the future.

  3. Amanda Gorman:

    Somehow we've weathered and witnessed a nation that isn't broken, but simply unfinished. We, the successors of a country and a time where a skinny Black girl descended from slaves and raised by a single mother can dream of becoming President, only to find herself reciting for one.

  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. Shalom Ifeanyi:

    I can’t help the way I’m built. I am not trying to argue, I just feel like I have to be flat chested or real skinny in order to post.

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