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See definition of thin as a rail on Dictionary.com
  • as inemaciated
  • as inlank
  • as intwiggy
  • as inweedy

synonyms for thin as a rail

  • anorexic
  • bony
  • gaunt
  • scrawny
  • skeletal
  • skinny
  • atrophied
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • famished
  • lean
  • peaked
  • pinched
  • starved
  • wasted
  • cadaverous
  • consumptive
  • haggard
  • lank
  • like a bag of bones
  • meager
  • skeletonlike
  • skin and bones
  • underfed
  • wizened

antonyms for thin as a rail

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  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • overweight
  • plump
  • thick
  • full
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        How to use thin as a rail in a sentence

        This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.
        GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
        Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
        GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
        A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.
        ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
        The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.
        THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
        He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
        All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
        THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
        The Princess was pale and thin; and, though dressed superbly, seemed fitter for her chamber.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.
        BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
        Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
        A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
        His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.
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        WORDS RELATED TO THIN AS A RAIL

        • anorexic
        • atrophied
        • attenuate
        • attenuated
        • bony
        • cadaverous
        • consumptive
        • famished
        • gaunt
        • haggard
        • lank
        • lean
        • like a bag of bones
        • meager
        • peaked
        • pinched
        • scrawny
        • skeletal
        • skeletonlike
        • skin and bones
        • skinny
        • starved
        • thin as a rail
        • underfed
        • wasted
        • wizened
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