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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On the morning conference call with the House Democratic caucus Pelosi rejected the notion of a slimmed-down, or “skinny,” bill, such as the $300 billion measure Democrats blocked last week in the Senate.Frustrated House Democrats push for action on new economic relief bill|Erica Werner|September 15, 2020|Washington Post
The Republican’s “skinny” stimulus package did not include funding for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks—a proposal that for months Republican and Democratic leaders supported.GOP $500 billion aid package blocked by Senate Democrats—here’s what it means for unemployment benefits and stimulus checks|Lance Lambert|September 10, 2020|Fortune
A big ECB meeting, jobless claims numbers and a largely meaningless Senate vote on a “skinny” stimulus spending package.Global markets dip as investors again sour on tech stocks|Bernhard Warner|September 10, 2020|Fortune
In addition, the Republican’s skinny stimulus does not provide additional funding for state and local governments.‘Skinny stimulus’: Senate to vote on $500 billion package. What it does and doesn’t include|Lance Lambert|September 9, 2020|Fortune
There are over a dozen races worth watching today, but here’s the skinny on the most consequential.What You Need To Know About Today’s Elections In Kansas, Michigan And Missouri|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|August 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In the most recent image posted by her mother, Kristina is wearing a black vest over her skinny shoulders.Is 9-Year-Old Russian Model Kristina Pimenova Too Sexualized?|Anna Nemtsova|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The whims of fashionistas have brought us bellbottoms and skinny jeans and everything in between.
Instead, break out a form-fitting garment — think skinny jeans or a curve-hugging dress.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man with the skinny tie tells me that the comic book is transported in a manila envelope.
Skinny tie tells me that it was found in a storage locker in 2011 and auctioned for $2.1 million.
“Why, to look at her, I think that skinny woman would dare anything,” remarked Amy.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
She was thin, skinny, dark-haired, and possessed of great physical strength in the form of endurance.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Burke pulled a packet of bills from his pocket, slipped them to Lefty's skinny hand.
At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.
Her back was turned to Nita, her clawlike, skinny hands were diving into the chest of gold.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller