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"skinny" in British English

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skinnyadjective

uk   /ˈskɪn.i/ us   /ˈskɪn.i/ informal

skinnynoun

uk   /ˈskɪn.i/ us   /ˈskɪn.i/ informal
  • skinny noun (TRUTH)

[U] the true information about someone or something: Get the skinny on hundreds of celebs in our "People Profiles" section.
  • skinny noun (CLOTHES)

skinnies [plural]
skinny jeans: A white shirt and skinnies is always a good look.
(Definition of skinny from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skinny" in American English

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skinnyadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /ˈskɪn·i/
very thin: She’s shorter and skinnier than me. My bike has skinny tires.

skinnynoun [U]

us   /ˈskɪn·i/ slang
  • skinny noun [U] (INFORMATION)

the true information about someone or something: Get the skinny on hundreds of celebs in our "People Profiles" section.
(Definition of skinny from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skinny”
in Korean 마른…
in Arabic نَحيف جِدًا…
in Malaysian kurus kering…
in French (très) maigre…
in Russian тощий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘦的, 非常瘦的,皮包骨的…
in Italian secco, mingherlino…
in Turkish cılız, bir deri bir kemik, kaknem…
in Polish chudy…
in Spanish flaco, enjuto…
in Vietnamese gầy nhom…
in Portuguese magricela, escanzelado…
in Thai ผอมมาก…
in German mager…
in Catalan sec, escanyolit…
in Japanese やせこけた, がりがりの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瘦的, 非常瘦的,皮包骨头的…
in Indonesian kurus…
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“skinny” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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