Skinniness
Skinniness Skin"ni*ness, n. Quality of being skinny. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • skinniness — skinny ► ADJECTIVE (skinnier, skinniest) 1) (of a person) unattractively thin. 2) (of an article of clothing) tight fitting. DERIVATIVES skinniness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • skinniness — noun the bodily property of lacking flesh • Syn: ↑scrawniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑scrawny (for: ↑scrawniness), ↑skinny • Hypernyms: ↑leanness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • skinniness — noun see skinny I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skinniness — See skinny. * * * …   Universalium

  • skinniness — noun The property of being skinny …   Wiktionary

  • skinniness — n. quality of being skinny, thinness, leanness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skinniness — skin·ni·ness …   English syllables

  • skinny — skinniness, n. /skin ee/, adj., skinnier, skinniest, n. adj. 1. very lean or thin; emaciated: a skinny little kitten. 2. of or like skin. 3. unusually low or reduced; meager; minimal: skinny profits. 4. (of an object) narrow or slender: a skinny… …   Universalium

  • scrawniness — noun 1. the bodily property of lacking flesh • Syn: ↑skinniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑scrawny, ↑skinny (for: ↑skinniness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • skinny — I. adjective (skinnier; est) Date: 1573 1. resembling skin ; membranous 2. a. lacking sufficient flesh ; very thin ; emaciated b. lacking usual or desirable bulk, quantity, qualities, or significance Synonyms: se …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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