A few years back, Specter underwent extreme rounds of chemotherapy that left him gaunt and hairless.
His face was gaunt and pale, and he looked as if he needed a long rest.
One day I was stunned to see that a particular favorite was a gaunt chain-smoker.
In her last public appearances, Winehouse was stick thin and gaunt.
In order to play the gaunt Woodroof, McConaughey went from 182 pounds to 135, subsisting on what he calls “a controlled diet.”
Wilma followed a few feet above me, then Barker, gaunt and Blash.
For the first time in her life she saw in its gaunt lines the shadow of despair.
It is drawn by a team of gaunt mules, usually six in number, with gay harness, and each animal has jangling bells around its neck.
At the very gate he met a gaunt figure riding in on a squab pony.
The old soldier ambled up the village street, all shadowy in the dawn, on a gaunt, scissor-hocked pony.
mid-15c. (as a surname from mid-13c.), from Middle French gant, of uncertain origin; perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse gand "a thin stick," also "a tall thin man") and somehow connected with the root of gander. Connection also has been suggested to Old French jaunet "yellowish" [Middle English Dictionary].