Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Consisting of or like skin.

Part of speech: adjective

Thin; lean; wrinkled.

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Usage examples "skinny":

  1. It was a gent you'd never have suspected- that skinny little schoolteacher, Gaspar. - "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
  2. He was about Trakor's own age but very skinny, with long legs and arms and a peculiarly shaped head, the crown rising almost to a point. - "The Return of Tharn", Howard Carleton Browne.
  3. " Walking down," explained Rosa, and waved a skinny hand toward the hill behind them. - "The Thunder Bird", B. M. Bower.