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skinny as a beanpole

very thin; very skinny. (*Also: as ~.) I exercised and dieted until I was skinny as a beanpole.
See also: beanpole, skinny


to swim naked. The boys were skinny-dipping in the creek when Bob's mother drove up.

(hot) skinny

n. inside information. I’ve got the hot skinny on Mary and her boyfriend.
See also: hot, skinny


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On-trend skinnies are available at the Girls Teens Wear section of The SM Store.
When stick- thin model Carol Gracias was recently spotted in a pair of tightest skinnies, her legs as attractive as a toothpick draped in a dress.
One wonders how some of these celebrities with their frame manage to slip into the skinnies.
Skinny minnies should try Miss Sixty's High Binky dark blue skinny jeans, pounds 65, Warehouse's black overdye skinnies, pounds 40, or Miss Selfridge's skinny jeans, pounds 35.
SEXY SKINNIES If you're lucky - or brave enough - to try this look, stay skinny and slim with a pair of black trousers that'll make it look like your legs go on forever.
He comments, "While the '70s flare jean is a key trend this season, we also wanted to offer our girl who is still in love with her skinnies a modernized version of this '70s flare.
Go for skinnies from Warehouse, pounds 35, or Oasis' version, pounds 40.