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Adjective: skinny (skinnier,skinniest)  ski-nee
  1. Being very thin
    "a child with skinny freckled legs";
    - scraggy, boney, scrawny, underweight, weedy
  2. Of or relating to or resembling skin
  3. Fitting snugly
    "skinny clothes";
    - tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, form-fitting
  4. Giving or spending with reluctance
    "very skinny with his money";
    - cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching
Noun: skinny  ski-nee
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Confidential information about a topic or person
    "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"

Derived forms: skinnier, skinnies, skinniest

See also: lean, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], stingy, thin, tight, ungenerous

Type of: info, information

Encyclopedia: Skinny