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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.
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In fairness, the skinny little runt did not actually say anything to Billy's face; she said it to what is known as a journalist.
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For a skinny young man destined to have a lengthy career, I had a lot of learning to do.
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