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 for skinny
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Skinny \Skin"ny\, a.
     Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh.
     "Her skinny lips." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           He holds him with a skinny hand.         --Coleridge.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  skinny
      adj 1: being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a
             long scrawny neck" [syn: scraggy, boney, scrawny,
             skinny, underweight, weedy]
      2: of or relating to or resembling skin
      3: fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting
         clothes" [syn: tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight
         fitting, tightly fitting, skinny]
      4: giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing
         administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a
         penny-pinching miserly old man" [syn: cheeseparing,
         close, near, penny-pinching, skinny]
      n 1: confidential information about a topic or person; "he
           wanted the inside skinny on the new partner"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "skinny":
     angular, bony, cortical, cutaneous, dermal, dermic, ecderonic,
     ectodermal, ectodermic, emaciated, endermatic, endermic, epicarpal,
     epidermal, epidermic, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, furry,
     gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, half-starved, hypodermal,
     hypodermic, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, meager,
     pinched, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, shrunken, skeletal, skin-deep,
     spare, spidery, spindling, spindly, subcutaneous, testaceous, thin,
     thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, undernourished, undersized,
     underweight, wasted, weedy
  
  

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