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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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If the media continues to be hypocritical and promote skinniness as the norm, then young girls will start obsessively looking at their diets.
At his final tour gig in Palm Beach, fans wondered if his skinniness means he's pining for his Friend.
Which means if your legs have a certain Emma Bunton-style chunkiness, or Calista Flockhart-style skinniness, you had better steer clear.
Judging from the latest pictures of the former Spice Girl, she is trying for the sort of skinniness only the likes of Calista Flockhart have perfected.
But for us even more shocking than the "incident" is the extent of her skinniness, revealed by cops after her release.
The diet industry has come a long way since the days when a pig picture was used to promote a cure for skinniness.
GIVEN Hollywood's obsession with skinniness, it's refreshing to hear The Bill star Kim Tiddy extol the virtues of eating healthily and exercising to look fabulous rather than embarking on faddy starvation diets.
Star Calista Flockhart's skinniness has led to speculation that she is suffering from some kind of eating disorder.
She was criticised for her figure, which she says was nothing more than adolescent skinniness.
Ally McBeal star Calista Flockhart knew she had a fat chance of avoiding more speculation about her skinniness.