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leanest

[ leen ]SEE DEFINITION OF leanest

Synonyms for leanest

  • 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
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Antonyms for leanest

  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • plump
  • thick
  • fertile
  • fresh
  • strong
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEANEST

It fattens my leanest self to keep that in my constant remembrance.

She was very thin, and had no more appearance of breasts than the leanest man.

Go to the stable and saddle the leanest horse you can find there.'

The leanest of our birds are now singing to us all; we'll drink to them, if you please.

He's the longest, leanest, angularest, absent-mindedest chap in the world.

The leanest gentleman can always consider himself, and fortunately I was, though lean, a gentleman.

We may suppose that, when no alternative was offered but these salted meats, even the leanest venison was devoured with relish.

He was ambling along on the leanest and most ill-groomed of bazaar ponies, and he wore a bowler.

The sheep were leanest on the Darling, and on their way back their improved appearance was remarkable.

We pick out the leanest bits, and down they go against heavy disgust, causing nausea and an effort to reject the offensive stuff.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hlænnesse; see lean (adj.) + -ness.