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scrawny

scraw·ny

scrawny

 
pronunciation:
skraw ni
part of speech: adjective
inflections: scrawnier, scrawniest
definition: extremely thin; gaunt.
The sick child's legs are weak and scrawny.
synonyms:
bony, gaunt, scraggy, skinny
antonyms:
brawny, obese
similar words:
attenuated, emaciated, lank, lean, meager, puny, rawboned, scanty, spare, spindly, stunted, thin
derivation: scrawniness (n.)