adjective, skin·ni·er, skin·ni·est.
- accurate information; data; facts.
- news, especially if confidential; gossip: Here's the skinny on the latest Hollywood scandal.
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Origin of skinny
OTHER WORDS FROM skinnyskin·ni·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for skinny
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
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