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gaunt

gaunt

 
pronunciation:
gawnt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: exceptionally thin and bony.
synonyms:
bony, lanky, lean, meager, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, spare, spindly, thin
antonyms:
chubby, plump
similar words:
angular, lank, skinny, slender, weedy
definition 2: suffering from emaciation, as from disease, hunger, or lack of sleep; haggard.
synonyms:
cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, peaked
antonyms:
plump, well-fed
similar words:
drawn
derivations: gauntly (adv.), gauntness (n.)