Use the word "skinny" to describe people or things that are thin. To be skinny is the opposite of fat.

  • He’s got skinny legs.
  • Skinny people can fit into tight-fitting clothing.
  • If you are skinny, you might not be eating enough.
  • The doctor told Vanessa she needed to put on more weight because she was becoming too skinny.
  • Fashion models are notoriously skinny.
  • Skinny arms don’t look good on a man.
  • A person who is "all skin and bones" is too skinny. ("All skin and bones" is an expression.)

skinny man He’s got skinny legs.

This word is also used to describe things:

  • Skinny jeans are popular among young people.
  • Skinny ties were popular with men in the 1980s.
  • The opening to the cave is too skinny for most people to get through.
  • We have a tree in our front yard that’s tall and skinny.
  • That house looks long and skinny.

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September 19, 2015