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skinny

EN[ˈskɪni] [-ɪni]
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  • Skinny can mean:

    Definition of skinny in English Dictionary

  • NounPLskinniesSUF-y
    1. COL The details or facts; especially, those obtained by gossip or rumor.
      1. She called to get the skinny on the latest goings-on in the club.
    2. A state of nakedness; nudity.
      1. Again, she appears nude whilst dipping in the skinny, but this time, instead of being eaten by a shark or a bear, she encounters a Japanese submarine
    3. INF A low-fat serving of coffee.
      1. A skinny being.
        1. "Either a skinny had judged (correctly) that it was worth one of their buildings to try for one of us, or one of my own mates was getting mighty careless with fireworks" .."A congregation in church — a skinny flophouse — maybe even their defense headquarters. All I knew was that it was a very big room filled with more skinnies than I wanted to see in my whole life."
    4. AdjectiveCOMskinnierSUPskinniest
      1. INF Having little flesh and fat; slim; slender; narrow; thin, generally beyond what looks beautiful.
        1. Her recent weight loss has made her look rather skinny than slender
      2. INF (of food or beverages) Low-fat.
        1. Naked; nude (chiefly used in the phrase skinny dipping).
          1. Let's take our clothes oft" and go swimming skinny.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • She took off all her clothes and went skinny dipping in the river.
          • For example, beverages other than water should be served in tall, skinny glasses; studies show that even professional bartenders overpour when the glass is short and wide.
          • At fifteen, he was already six feet tall and skinny as a rail.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -y
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en skinnyish
            2. en skinnydip
            3. en skinnydips
            4. en skinny-dip
            5. en skinny dip
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of skinny for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "skinny" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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