skinny - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate skinny

skinny is hyphenated as skin-ny

How to pronounce skinny

skinny is pronounced ´s kɪnēː

Number of syllables in skinny

The number of syllables in skinny is 2

What part of speech in skinny?

skinny is an adjective

How common in the word skinny?

skinny is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does skinny convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'skinny'

arm, black, girl, hand, jeans, kid, leg, like, little, look, man, old, wear, white, woman

Common collocations before 'skinny'

bit, down, girl, just, like, little, long, look, man, old, over, pair, tall, very, well

Common collocations of 'skinny'

arm, around, back, black, boy, down, figure, girl, guy, hand, jeans, just, kid, leg, like, little, long, look, man, off, old, over, pair, shoulder, side, tall, very, wear, white, woman

Words with similar spelling to skinny

shinny, spinny

Common Noun Collocations of skinny

arm, beanpole, body, denim, dip, eye, face, finger, food, foot, forefinger, fowl, girl, guy, hand, kid, leg, lip, man, neck, one, person, rail, rake, side, stick, thing, witch, woman, year

Common Verb Collocations of skinny

appear, be, beckon, can, contend, do, fear, fill, get, give, go, grow, have, hold, lay, look, move, plume, remain, say, see, uplift, want, wave, wear, will, wrap, gif, 're, 's

Common Adjective Collocations of skinny

bare, black, brown, dark, dip, dry, eye, fat, lean, leg, little, long, mere, old, other, pale, poor, rag, real, round, short, shoulder, small, tall, thin, ugly, white, wiry, young, haired

Common Adverb Collocations of skinny

also, always, as, back, far, fast, half, instead, just, maybe, much, not, occasionally, rather, so, still, together, too, usually, very, weakly, when, why, miserably

Common Conjunction Collocations of skinny

and, but, nor, or