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. skinny(adj)

    confidential information about a topic or person

    "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"

  2. scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy(adj)

    being very thin

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

  3. skinny(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling skin

  4. tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinny(adj)

    fitting snugly

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

  5. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny(adj)

    giving or spending with reluctance

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

Wiktionary

  1. skinny(Noun)

    A skinny person

  2. skinny(Noun)

    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. skinny(Noun)

    A state of nakedness; nudity.

  4. skinny(Adjective)

    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. skinny(Adjective)

    Low-fat.

  6. skinny(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skinny(adj)

    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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How to pronounce skinny?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say skinny in sign language?

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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. Robert Collier:

    Ben Carson got through Ben Carson day trying not to be noticed, i remember Ben Carson having a pocket saver. Ben Carson had thick glasses. Ben Carson was skinny and unremarkable.

  2. Joseph Bompartito:

    They looked miserable, malnourished, very skinny, very pale with a depressed look on their face.

  3. 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.

  4. Michele Yulo:

    Marketers basically decide what is 'girl' and what is 'boy,' which ultimately leads to two very distinct ways to profit as well as a blind acceptance from the consumer who, often, doesn't realize it's happening, girls are inundated from a very young age with inappropriate messaging by way of products like 'skinny' jeans for toddlers, or T-shirts that say, 'I'm too pretty to do homework, so my brother does it for me,' and sexy Halloween costumes. Kids begin to codify other kids by placing them in strict categories that they've been taught -- not born with. Inevitably, kids begin to believe that girls need to be sexy, and boys believe it, too.

  5. Mark Meadows:

    My frustration is that we could've passed a very skinny deal that dealt with some of the most pressing issues.

Images & Illustrations of skinny

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