Definition of Scrawnier

1. Adjective. (comparative of scrawny) ¹



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Definition of Scrawnier

1. scrawny [adj] - See also: scrawny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrawnier

scrawled
scrawler
scrawlers
scrawlier
scrawliest
scrawling
scrawlingly
scrawlings
scrawls
scrawly
scrawm
scrawmed
scrawming
scrawms
scrawn
scrawnier (current term)
scrawniest
scrawnily
scrawniness
scrawninesses
scrawny
scraws
scray
scraye
scrayes
scrays
screak
screaked
screakier
screakily

Literary usage of Scrawnier

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1. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"... and flee from him as if he were the 'Old Scratch' in person; the scrawnier and more uncomely the woman, the shyer and more timid she usually appears! ..."

2. His Family by Ernest Poole (1917)
"He appeared, if anything, tougher and scrawnier than before. "Everything's all right," he said. "There ain'ta sick animal on the whole farm. ..."

3. Panama by Marc Rigole, Claude-Victor Langlois (2003)
"At low altitudes, there is a prevalence of species common to the tropical rain forest, which give way, with rising altitude, to much scrawnier trees. ..."

4. The Beechwood Tragedy: A Tale of the Chickahominy by Mary Jane Haw (1889)
"Miss Susan Matthews was flatter, scrawnier, stiffer and infinitely uglier than her mother, and at the same time as vain of her face and figure as if she had ..."

5. With Feet to the Earth by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1899)
"daily near the earth, the stems and seed spikes thereupon becoming the drier, scrawnier, and more conspicuous. In fact, the autumnal disappearance of many ..."

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