Definition of Thin person

1. Noun. A person who is unusually thin and scrawny.

Exact synonyms: Scrag, Skin And Bones
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Spindlelegs, Spindleshanks
Derivative terms: Scraggy
Antonyms: Fat Person



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thin Person

thin-leaved bilberry
thin-leaved stringybark
thin-shelled mussel
thin-skinned
thin air
thin as a rake
thin client
thin clients
thin edge of the wedge
thin end of the wedge
thin filament
thin film
thin layer chromatography
thin on the ground
thin out
thin person (current term)
thin section
thin space
thin spaces
thin trading
thinck
thinclad
thinclads
thindown
thindowns
thine
thing
thing-in-itself
thingal
thingamabob

Literary usage of Thin person

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1. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"Gaylord, 70 SC 415, 50 SE 20 (threats, etc., of a third person received; here, to show that the thin) person, not the defendant, was the aggressor; ..."

2. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Additions and Improvements of by Abel Boyer, William Bentley Fowle (1827)
"... and in the thin] person singular of the preterit of the subjunctive : quit, aimat, etc. At f<-, Attre, is only short in quatre ; battre, ..."

3. Good Cooking by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer (1898)
"The Diet I Advise for a Thin Woman IT is almost as difficult to add flesh to the very thin person as to reduce the obese. The thin person is nervous, wiry, ..."

4. Thin to Fat to Thin by Shay Villere (2004)
"Still, when I was overweight, I never really ate all that differently, but at the same time I wasn't eating the way I now do as a thin person. ..."

5. Glossary of Supposed Americanisms by Alfred Langdon Elwyn (1859)
"It is heard, in this country, in two senses; a very thin person is called scrawny; and a man at Brandywine Springs, Delaware, once told me that he liked the ..."

6. The Public Men of the Revolution: Including Events from the Peace of 1783 to by William Sullivan (1847)
"He was a man of common stature, thin person, stooping a little, and of studious face. He was called an able lawyer, and was a very direct, clear, ..."

7. The Public Men of the Revolution: Including Events from the Peace of 1783 to by William Sullivan (1847)
"He was a man of common stature, thin person, stooping a little, and of studious ... He was a man of common stature, but very thin person ; and (of quick, ..."

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