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  • as inmeager
  • as inunderweight
  • as incadaverous
  • as inskeletal
  • as ingaunt

synonyms for skin bones

  • slim
  • tenuous
  • angular
  • bare
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • emaciated
  • gangling
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • hungry
  • lacking
  • lank
  • lanky
  • lean
  • lithe
  • little
  • narrow
  • rattleboned
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • skin and bones
  • skinny
  • slender
  • spare
  • starved
  • stinted
  • stunted
  • underfed
  • wanting
  • willowy
  • withered
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antonyms for skin bones

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  • adequate
  • big
  • fat
  • full
  • large
  • liberal
  • plenty
  • substantial
  • sufficient
  • wide
  • fat
  • heavy
  • overweight
  • plump
  • bright
  • cheerful
  • fat
  • happy
  • heavy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • sunny
  • thick
  • plump
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How to use skin bones in a sentence

Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
And it is quite true that the particular employer can no more break away from these limits than he can jump out of his own skin.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
I "shinned," and reached the ledge with a good deal of skin peeled from various parts of my person.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Hardy and Hicks flung the huge marrow bones with which they happened to be engaged at the time.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
And these steadfast qualities Tom absorbed unconsciously through his very skin.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They are votaries of the weed, making their pipes either out of driftwood, or of the bones of animals they have used for food.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But, just the same, whenever I seen him put his haid clost to hern, it shore got under my skin.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
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