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emaciated, lean, macilent     (rare)   scraggy, scrawny, skeletal, skin-and-bone     (informal)   thin, twiggy, undernourished  
   beefy     (informal)   broad in the beam     (informal)   fat, fleshy, heavy, obese, plump, podgy, portly, stout, tubby  
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  ( skinnier    comparative)   ( skinniest    superlative  ) A skinny person is extremely thin, often in a way that you find unattractive.  
INFORMAL      adj  
He was quite a skinny little boy...     

skinny-dip        ( skinny-dips    plural & 3rd person present)   ( skinny-dipping    present participle)   ( skinny-dipped    past tense & past participle  ) , skinny dip   If you skinny-dip, you go swimming with no clothes on.  
INFORMAL      verb  
They used to take off their clothes and go skinny dipping in the creek.      V  

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skin, skinflint, sin, skimpy

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