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Synonyms for skinny
ˈskɪn i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skinny(adj)

    confidential information about a topic or person

    "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"

    Antonyms:
    loose, generous, fat

  2. 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, tight fitting, tight-fitting, penny-pinching, boney, tightfitting, underweight, scrubby, scraggy, jagged, close, near, bony, scrawny, jaggy

    Antonyms:
    loose, fat, generous

  3. skinny(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling skin

    Synonyms:
    penny-pinching, tightly fitting, cheeseparing, tightfitting, boney, tight fitting, underweight, scraggy, scrawny, near, tight-fitting, weedy, close

    Antonyms:
    generous, fat, loose

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

    fitting snugly

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

    Synonyms:
    penny-pinching, tightly fitting, cheeseparing, tightfitting, boney, tight fitting, underweight, scraggy, scrawny, near, tight-fitting, weedy, close

    Antonyms:
    loose, fat, generous

  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"

    Synonyms:
    scraggy, near(a), boney, tightlipped, cheeseparing, weedy, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, tight-fitting, airless, nigh, tightfitting, close-fitting, underweight, close, good, tightly fitting, tight, approximate, confining, closemouthed, near, tight fitting, nigh(a), unaired, secretive, dear, scrawny, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    generous, fat, loose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skinny(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lean, poor, thin, lank, shrunk, emaciated, shrivelled, fallen away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    lean, thin, delgado, meagre, scrawny, meager, slim

How to pronounce skinny?

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Veena
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