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scrawny

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Adjective
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scrawn=y
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

scrawnya. [Cf. Scrannel.].
     Meager; thin; rawboned; bony; scranny.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scrawny, adj. (scrawnier, scrawniest) lean, scraggy.

Derivative
scrawniness n.
Etymology
var. of dial. scranny: cf. archaic scrannel (of sound) weak, feeble

THESAURUS

scrawny

Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, angular, anorectic, anorexic, ascetic, austere, bony, cadaverous, drawn, dwarfed, dwarfish, emaciated, exiguous, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, frugal, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, haggard, impoverished, jejune, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, limited, meager, mean, miserly, narrow, niggardly, paltry, parsimonious, poor, puny, rawboned, reedy, scant, scanty, scraggy, scrimp, scrimpy, skeletal, skimp, skimpy, skinny, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, spidery, spindling, spindly, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, thin, thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, undersized, underweight, unnourishing, unnutritious, watered, watery

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