A few are recovering from eating disorders; their cheeks are hollow and their scrawny arms droop like slack rubber bands.
He was still achieving in school and sports, though less brilliantly than before, and was somewhat small and scrawny.
If scrawny little Tutankhamun can do it, a badass like Khufu could probably cause them to spontaneously combust.
He grew up a scrawny kid with nagging allergy problems in a suburb of Stockholm.
It is a scrawny desert tree which lives in adversity but holds its ground for centuries, if fire does not cut its career short.
I conceived a contempt for that shaven, scrawny skipper––I remember it well.
What is called fame is as scrawny and humpbacked and crooked-faced as my body--but what matters that?
There had been but the one scrawny horse before our arrival.
In the water stood willow bushes, with blackish, scrawny branches; on the banks were small willows, equally scrawny.
It seemed impossible for the scrawny and emaciated child to satisfy itself.
Lean; bony; scraggy, skinny (1833+)