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Synonyms for gaunt
gɔnt, gɑntgaunt

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  1. gauntadjective

    scrawny, scraggy, skinny

  2. gauntadjective

    lean, angular and bony

    skinny, scraggy, scrawny

  3. gauntadjective

    haggard, drawn and emaciated

    scrawny, skinny, scraggy

  4. gauntadjective

    bleak, barren and desolate

    scrawny, scraggy, skinny

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gaunt

    grim, savage, lean, lank, hungry, thin, spare, attenuated, emaciated

    docile, tractable, tame, sleek, well-fed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedadjective

    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"

    pinched, haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gauntadjective

    lean, thin, lank, emaciated, meagre, slender, spare, attenuated

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gauntadjective

    emaciated, pinched, attenuated, meager, lean

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  1. Los Angeles:

    I saw a very gaunt, frail-looking child, who at that time to me looked like a 5-, 6- or 7-year-old boy.

Translations for gaunt

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  • magerDanish
  • trostlos, nackt, verlassen, abgemagert, hager, knochig, karg, kahl, öde, ausgemergelt, mager, dünnGerman
  • demacradoSpanish
  • laihaFinnish
  • émaciéFrench
  • smagritoItalian
  • костлявый, худой, исхудавший, сухопарый, тощий, исхудалыйRussian
  • ispijen, suhonjav, koščatSerbo-Croatian
  • மெலிந்தTamil

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