HyperDic: scrawny

English > 2 senses of the word scrawny:
ADJECTIVEallscrawny, scraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, skinny, underweight, weedybeing very thin
allscrawny, scrubby, stuntedinferior in size or quality
scrawny > pronunciation
Soundsskrao'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > scrawny: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery thin.
Example "a long scrawny neck"
Synonymsscraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, skinny, 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
Nounsscrawninessthe bodily property of lacking flesh
English > scrawny: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginferior in size or quality.
Example"scrawny cattle"
Synonymsscrubby, stunted
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Spanishescuálido, raquítico
Catalanraquític, renoc, renocat
Nounsscrawninessthe property of being stunted and inferior in size or quality

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