Definition of scrawny:
cheeseparing, scrabbly, penny-pinching, scrubby, close, bony, gaunt, twiggy, skinny, lean, thin, rawboned, near, inferior, jagged, tight fitting, fat, scraggy, angular, jaggy, weedy, boney, stunted, all skin and bones, gaunt, thin as a rail, lank, cheeseparing, underweight, fleshless, tightfitting, tightly fitting.
- narrow (part of speech: adjective)
small (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Holes Around Mars", Jerome Bixby.
In spite of the fact that Hannah was a good housekeeper and prided herself on cleanliness, the tiny flat reeked with the smell of cooking, and Janet, from the upper hall, had a glimpse of a thin, angular woman with a scrawny neck, with scant grey hair tightly drawn into a knot, in a gingham apron covering an old dress bending over the kitchen stove.- "The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
- "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.