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lean2

lean2

 
pronunciation:
lin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
inflections: leaner, leanest
definition 1: having little flesh.
a lean animal
synonyms:
lank, meager, rawboned, spare, thin
antonyms:
chubby, fat, fleshy
similar words:
angular, bony, emaciated, gangly, gaunt, haggard, lanky, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, slender, slight, slim, spindly, weedy, willowy
definition 2: having little fat.
lean meat
antonyms:
fatty, greasy
similar words:
nonfat, sinewy, spare, thin, trim
definition 3: having no fullness; meager.
These are lean days.
synonyms:
barren, impoverished, meager, spare
antonyms:
affluent
similar words:
bare, empty, scant, scanty, sparse
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in meat, the muscle tissue.
synonyms:
muscle
similar words:
flexor, sinew, tendon, thews
definition 2: anything that is spare or lean.
similar words:
muscle
derivations: leanly (adv.), leanness (n.)