What does the word scrawny mean?

Usage examples for scrawny

  1. Shortly after that tirade Ashley Turner disappeared, and no one saw or heard of him or thought about him for a couple of years except when the sight of his tired- looking wife and scrawny children revived the recollection. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  2. That great big name for that scrawny little mite? – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  3. She imagined herself, in an exasperating future, as a scrawny woman with an eternal grievance. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
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