Synonyms for skinny

Synonyms for (noun) skinny

Synonyms: skinny

Definition: confidential information about a topic or person

Usage: he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner

Similar words: info, information

Definition: a message received and understood

Synonyms for (adj) skinny

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: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny

Definition: giving or spending with reluctance

Usage: our cheeseparing administration; very close (or near) with his money; a penny-pinching miserly old man

Similar words: ungenerous, stingy

Definition: unwilling to spend

Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

Synonyms: skinny, tight fitting, tight-fitting, tightfitting, tightly fitting

Definition: fitting snugly

Usage: a tightly-fitting cover; tight-fitting clothes

Similar words: tight

Definition: closely constrained or constricted or constricting

Usage: tight skirts; he hated tight starched collars; fingers closed in a tight fist; a tight feeling in his chest

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