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scrawny

adjective uk   /ˈskrɔː.ni/ us    /ˈskrɑː-/
unpleasantly thin, often with bones showing: He came home after three months at college looking terribly scrawny.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
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