Definition for skinny

adjective as in very thin

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On the morning conference call with the House Democratic caucus Pelosi rejected the notion of a slimmed-down, or “skinny,” bill, such as the $300 billion measure Democrats blocked last week in the Senate.

The Republican’s “skinny” stimulus package did not include funding for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks—a proposal that for months Republican and Democratic leaders supported.

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A big ECB meeting, jobless claims numbers and a largely meaningless Senate vote on a “skinny” stimulus spending package.

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In addition, the Republican’s skinny stimulus does not provide additional funding for state and local governments.

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There are over a dozen races worth watching today, but here’s the skinny on the most consequential.

In the most recent image posted by her mother, Kristina is wearing a black vest over her skinny shoulders.

The whims of fashionistas have brought us bellbottoms and skinny jeans and everything in between.

Instead, break out a form-fitting garment — think skinny jeans or a curve-hugging dress.

The man with the skinny tie tells me that the comic book is transported in a manila envelope.

Skinny tie tells me that it was found in a storage locker in 2011 and auctioned for $2.1 million.

“Why, to look at her, I think that skinny woman would dare anything,” remarked Amy.

She was thin, skinny, dark-haired, and possessed of great physical strength in the form of endurance.

Burke pulled a packet of bills from his pocket, slipped them to Lefty's skinny hand.

At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.

Her back was turned to Nita, her clawlike, skinny hands were diving into the chest of gold.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skinny, such as: angular, bony, gaunt, lanky, scrawny, and slender.

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