- accurate information; data; facts.
- news, especially if confidential; gossip: Here's the skinny on the latest Hollywood scandal.
Origin of skinny
OTHER WORDS FROM skinnyskin·ni·ness, noun
How to use skinny in a sentence
Skinnier hawkers stealthily circulate cooking queijo cualho (toasted cheese on a stick) in makeshift tin kettles.The Girl From Ipanema Is Not Alone: Rio’s Famous Beach Is A Rich, Cultural Kaleidoscope|Brandon Presser|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when it was just me skinnier, and I could still play LEGOs with them, they were OK with it.Matt Bomer Tells the Personal Story Behind His Heartbreaking ‘Normal Heart’ Performance|Kevin Fallon|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With William in the Falklands and public pressures building, the duchess appears to be getting skinnier by the day.Is Kate Middleton Too Thin? Weight Loss Recalls Dark Days of Diana|Tom Sykes|March 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A new study suggests that more adolescent girls are getting drastic weight-loss surgery so they can look skinnier.
Move over, Corbett, I'm skinnier than you are, and I can reach that cleat easier than you can.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell