One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a tall, skinny man’
thin, scrawny, scraggy, bony, angular, raw-boned, hollow-cheeked, gaunt, as thin as a rake, skin-and-bones, stick-like, size-zero, emaciated, skeletal, pinched, undernourished, underfed
slim, lean, slender, rangy
lanky, spindly, gangly, gangling, gawky
informal looking like a bag of bones, anorexic, anorectic
rare starveling, macilent
fat, plump, obese
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