Synonyms for scrawny

Synonyms for (adjective) scrawny

Synonyms: scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, boney, weedy

Definition: being very thin

Usage: a child with skinny freckled legs; a long scrawny neck

Similar words: thin, lean

Definition: lacking excess flesh

Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare


Synonyms: scrubby, scrawny, stunted

Definition: inferior in size or quality

Usage: scrawny cattle; scrubby cut-over pine; old stunted thorn trees

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of low or inferior quality