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Synonyms for scrawny
ˈskrɔ ni

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    being very thin

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

    Synonyms:
    cheeseparing, stunted, tightly fitting, weedy, skinny, tight fitting, tight-fitting, penny-pinching, boney, tightfitting, underweight, scrubby, scraggy, jagged, close, near, bony, jaggy

    Antonyms:
    fat, superior

  2. scrawny, scrubby, stunted(adj)

    inferior in size or quality

    "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"

    Synonyms:
    scrubby, scrabbly, boney, stunted, skinny, underweight, scraggy, weedy

    Antonyms:
    superior, fat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scrawny(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, U. S.] thin, lank, meagre, scraggy, SCRANNY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    skinny, lean

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