Scrawny - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈskrɔːni|  American pronunciation of the word scrawny
Brit.  |ˈskrɔːni|  British pronunciation of the word scrawny
- being very thin (syn: bony, scraggly, scraggy, skinny, underweight, weedy)
a long scrawny neck
- inferior in size or quality (syn: scrubby, stunted)
scrawny cattle

Examples

The only plants in their yard were a couple of scrawny bushes.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: scrawnier
superlative: scrawniest
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