⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'skinny' from English to Russian
ADJ   skinny | skinnier | skinniest
NOUN   skinny | skinnies
SYNO boney | cheeseparing | close | ...
тощий {adj} [о человеке]skinny
(очень) худой {adj} [о человеке]skinny [of a person]
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Usage Examples English
  • Long, skinny triangles cannot be simulated accurately.
  • plain skinny tie. Form Five to Form Six students wear cerulean (...) school badge patterned skinny tie.
  • "Skinny pants" taper completely at the bottom of the leg, whereas "drainpipes" are skinny but then the lower leg is straight instead of tapering and so they are often slightly baggier at the bottom of the leg than skinny jeans.
  • EAV tables are often described as "long and skinny": "long" refers to the number of rows, "skinny" to the few columns.
  • The gene causing hairlessness in skinny pigs is a recessive gene, and breeding two skinny pigs together will always result in all offspring being skinny pigs.
  • Al-Sha'bi were described as physically skinny.
  • As pointed by James MacDougall, the name could also be written in Gaelic as "Gille nan Cochla-craicinn", "Gille nan Cochulla-craicinn" or "Gille nan Cochuill-chraicinn", all meaning "The Lad of the Skin-Coverings" or "The Lad of the Skinny Husks".
  • When swimming, not wearing clothing is sometimes called skinny dipping.
  • Right then, two men - one fat and one skinny - get in the house and go upstairs, ready to rape Lea.
  • In 2010, Paul was used as a visual effect double for skinny Steve Rogers in Captain America: The First Avenger.
  • After an argument with Ellen, Clark eventually meets the Ferrari-driving blonde beauty at a hotel bar and goes skinny-dipping with her in its pool, but they are discovered by the family before anything intimate happens.
  • Metcalfe's skinny snack food Metcalfe's Skinny Topcorn is a popular brand of popcorn in the United Kingdom.
  • Though he is described as skinny, he can eat a surprising amount of food.
  • At slower speeds of speech, the syncopation may not be realized. Compare [...] 'you are getting skinny' beside [...] 'I am getting skinny'.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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