Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun skinny

1 sense of skinny

Sense 1
skinny -- (confidential information about a topic or person; "he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner")
       => information, info -- (a message received and understood)

Antonyms of adj skinny

3 of 4 senses of skinny

Sense 1
scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy -- (being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Sense 3
tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinny -- (fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes")

INDIRECT (VIA tight) -> loose -- (not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose")

Sense 4
cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")

INDIRECT (VIA stingy) -> generous -- (willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation")

Similarity of adj skinny

4 senses of skinny

Sense 1
scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy -- (being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck")
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

Sense 2
skinny -- (of or relating to or resembling skin)

Sense 3
tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinny -- (fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes")
       => tight (vs. loose) -- (closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest")

Sense 4
cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")
       => stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous -- (unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds")

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