[ adjective ] having unattractive thinness
"a child with skinny freckled legs" "a long scrawny neck"
Used in print(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Of_course he did some exercising - he 's crazy about water_skiing and swimming and this vigorous exercise in_conjunction_with the added food supplements packed pounds of solid muscle on his skinny frame .(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)
The covers slid down his skinny neck so I saw his head , fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed , but his face was turned to the wall - there was the pale shadow of his nose on the plaster - and I thought , Well you do n't look much like a pig-drunk bully now .
[ noun ] confidential information about a topic or person
"he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"