confidential information about a topic or person
"he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"
scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy(adj)
being very thin
"a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
of or relating to or resembling skin
tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinny(adj)
"a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes"
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"
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
blubberSubmitted by rinat on August 20, 2019
spine, without muscles.
what a spinky kid. hope he doesn’t get blown away or knocked over.
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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.
I got lipo because even though I was skinny, I wanted — I’m not going to lie — a six pack, i had body contouring, but it all went wrong. My stomach became the most ripply, bulgy thing.
I think it's because we're kind of a community of people who have always been the strange, tall, skinny people, it's crazy how I've instantly found so many people who are so similar to me. It's really weird. I've never been able to make friends so quickly.
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.
Maybe one day they'll make a movie about a skinny white lady who invented a mop. ... Of course a black girl would have to invent the cure for cancer before they even give her a TV movie.
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- magreCatalan, Valencian
- delgado, flacoSpanish
- laiha, luisevaFinnish
- רָזֶה, רזהHebrew
- やせこける, やせる, [[骨]]と[[皮]][[ばかり]]のJapanese
- ស្គមស្គាំង, ស្គមKhmer
- 마르다, 빼빼하다Korean
- то́щий, худо́йRussian
- мршав, mršavSerbo-Croatian
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