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lean

see definition of lean
  • adjbare, thin
  • verbbend, angle toward
  • verbbe disposed
  • verbcount, depend on
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Synonyms for lean

adj bare, thin
  • angular
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lanky
  • rangy
  • sinewy
  • skinny
  • slender
  • slim
  • sparse
  • svelte
  • wiry
  • anorexic
  • barren
  • emaciated
  • haggard
  • poor
  • scanty
  • shadow
  • spare
  • stick
  • stilt
  • wasted
  • worn
  • beanpole
  • bony
  • gangling
  • inadequate
  • infertile
  • lank
  • meager
  • no fat
  • pitiful
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • stringy
  • sylphlike
  • twiggy
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • wizened

Antonyms for lean

  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • plump
  • thick
  • fertile
  • fresh
  • strong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to lean

angular

adjective. thin, especially referring to people
  • awkward
  • bony
  • gangling
  • gaunt
  • lank
  • lanky
  • lean
  • rangy
  • rawboned
  • scrawny
  • sharp
  • skinny
  • spare

careen

verb. tilt; move wildly down path
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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