gauntEN[ɡɔːnt] [ɡɑːnt] [-ɔːnt] [-ɑːnt]
- Examples of gaunt
- In winter, the bloomless trees looked gaunt and miserable.
- With that red, gaunt, and colloped neck astrain. — R. Browning.
- A gaunt Wolf was almost dead with hunger when he happened to meet a House-dog who was passing by.
- In the dim light of a foggy November day the sick room was a gloomy spot, but it was that gaunt, wasted face staring at me from the bed which sent a chill to my heart.
- Behind me, rose up, to an extraordinary height, gaunt, black cliffs.
- As fortune and custom's use would have it, few were the witnesses to my zombic march, and none to see this gaunt-eyed ghost slip inside his Pilot's cabin, though not through any worldly care of mine.
- The gaunt face hardened to grimness, and with both hands the bomb-thrower lifted the big atomic bomb from the box and steadied it against the side.
- 1855: The jour printer with gray head and gaunt jaws works at his case, He turns his quid of tobacco while his eyes blurr with the manuscript; — Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself", 1855, stanza 15
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