skinny

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskɪni/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈskɪni/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skinē)


Inflections of 'skinny' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
skinnier
adj comparative
skinniest
adj superlative
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skinny

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a skinny [boy, girl, woman, man, person, child, kid, individual]
  2. a [short, tall], skinny guy
  3. has skinny [arms, legs, shoulders]
  4. his skinny little [legs, body]
  5. a skinny little [kitten, puppy, rat]
  6. [very, really, worryingly, alarmingly] skinny
  7. is [becoming, getting] (too) skinny
  8. is as skinny as a [twig, rail]
  9. was skinny [as, when she was] a kid
  10. skinny people [on TV, in magazines, in movies]
  11. my skinny clothes
  12. [put on, wearing, in her] skinny [jeans, pants]
  13. [returned, made, produced] skinny profits
  14. [would, used to] go skinny dipping in [summer, the lake]
  15. UK: [order, drink] a skinny [latte, cappuccino]
n
  1. [leather, denim, black] skinnies
  2. a pair of old skinnies
  3. tried to squeeze into her skinnies
  4. fits into her skinnies again
  5. her [butt, fat] shows in those skinnies
  6. slang: what's the skinny on [her, the situation, the new product]?
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