HyperDic: skinny

English > 5 senses of the word skinny:
ADJECTIVEallskinny, scraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, scrawny, underweight, weedybeing very thin
pertskinnyof or relating to or resembling skin
allskinny, tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fittingfitting snugly
allskinny, cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinchinggiving or spending with reluctance
NOUNcommunicationskinnyconfidential information about a topic or person
skinny > pronunciation
Soundsskih'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > skinny: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery thin.
Example"a child with skinny freckled legs"
Synonymsscraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, scrawny, underweight, weedy
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcadavérico, chupado, consumido, delgaducho, demacrada, demacrado, descarnado, enclenque, enjuto, escuálido, esquelético, huesudo, macilenta, macilento, raquítico, seco
Catalancadavèric, consumit, demacrat, descarnat, escanyolit, escarransit, esquelètic, magre, ossut, raquític, ressec, sec, xuclat
Nounsskinninessthe bodily property of lacking flesh
English > skinny: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or resembling skin.
Nounsskina natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
English > skinny: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningfitting snugly.
Synonymstight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting
BroadertightClosely constrained or constricted or constricting
Spanishajustado, ceñido
English > skinny: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningGiving or spending with reluctance.
Synonymscheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching
Broaderstingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
Spanishrácano
Catalangarrepa
English > skinny: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningconfidential information about a topic or person.
Example"he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict