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skin·ny / ˈskinē/ • adj. (-ni·er, -ni·est) inf. (of a person or part of their body) very thin: his skinny arms. ∎  (of an article of clothing) tight-fitting: a skinny black dress.• n. (the skinny) confidential information on a particular person or topic: the inside skinny is that he didn't know the deal was in the works.DERIVATIVES: skin·ni·ness n.

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