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Pronunciation: skraw-nee

We all have a couple of friends that are scrawny by nature. At times, one feels as if they are sick. The best examples of scrawny creatures are fashion models. You think you have seen the thinnest possible model but then you are surprised by an even thinner one, or as we should say, a scrawnier one.

Scrawny carries the following dictionary definitions:
1. Excessively thin; lean; scraggy: a long, scrawny neck.

Usage examples for Scrawny:
1. Kids should not be scrawny, they should be plump and robust.
2. Scrawny models walk down the ramp in fashion shows.

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