(informal) thin, generally in a negative sense (as opposed to slim, which is thin in a positive sense).
‘Her recent weight loss has made her look rather skinny than slender’;
(informal) Very skinny.
Naked; nude (chiefly used in the phrase skinny dipping).
(of clothing) tight-fitting
(colloquial) The details or facts; especially, those obtained by gossip or rumor.
‘She called to get the skinny on the latest goings-on in the club.’;
A state of nakedness; nudity.
(informal) A low-fat serving of coffee.
A skinny being.
(transitive) To reduce or cut down.
Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh.
‘He holds him with a skinny hand.’;
confidential information about a topic or person;
‘he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner’;
having unattractive thinness;
‘a child with skinny freckled legs’; ‘a long scrawny neck’;