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Synonyms for gaunt
gɔnt, gɑnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    fat

Wiktionary

  1. gaunt(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    scrawny, scraggy, skinny

  2. gaunt(adjective)

    lean, angular and bony

    Synonyms:
    skinny, scraggy, scrawny

  3. gaunt(adjective)

    haggard, drawn and emaciated

    Synonyms:
    scrawny, skinny, scraggy

  4. gaunt(adjective)

    bleak, barren and desolate

    Synonyms:
    scrawny, scraggy, skinny

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gaunt

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

    Antonyms:
    docile, tractable, tame, sleek, well-fed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gaunt(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gaunt(a)

    Synonyms:
    emaciated, pinched, attenuated, meager, lean

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How to say gaunt in sign language?

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How to use gaunt in a sentence?

  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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • மெலிந்தTamil

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