the (hot) skinny
slang The real or most accurate information or facts. They've hired me as a consultant, but so far they aren't giving me the skinny on what the project will actually be. It's all very cloaks and daggers. So, what's the hot skinny on you and Jake? Are you two, like, an item now?
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n. inside information. I’ve got the hot skinny on Mary and her boyfriend.
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