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skraw nee

  • s  being very thin
    a long scrawny neck
  • s  inferior in size or quality
    scrawny cattle

  • A scrawny, wistful little piper had come to town, and the younger generation was following him in far greater numbers and enthusiasm than ever it had shown for the Hamelin .
  • From the time the early hunters stalked the mammoths and the first sedentary "farmers" scratched the soil to coax scrawny grain to grow, man has battled hunger.
  • They wanted their kids to see the scrawny corpse in the loose tan suit lying in a coffin, next to his stuffed animals, finally harmless.
News & Articles

  • An Answer To ‘Why Me?’
    Please login to view the requested resource. Most of the emails I get from readers are complimentary, but not the emails I received about my column about trying to add muscle to my scrawny frame. The “muscle” part was largely ignored: Most...
    June 27, 2013 - The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record
  • Video of Bethany the dog's rescue gives viewers paws
    The four-minute clip of the Australian shepherd mix's rescue in Wilmington, her treatment by a vet and her foster-home placement is watched by as many as 4 million people on YouTube and other sites. Her scrawny body was bloody from a skin infection and her swollen feet so sore she could only hobble on three paws when Annie Hart and Eldad Hager approached.        
    June 25, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Little Golden Booksat Bear and Bird Gallery: A Dose of Nostalgia With a Side of Extra-Cuteness
    Do you remember that bedtime ritual — being nestled into the comforting crevice of a shoulder, learning each line of a story word for word, and falling in love with the Poky Little Puppy, Tawny Scrawny Lion, and Scuffy the Tugboat? You and 2 billion children all over the w...
    June 25, 2013 - Broward-Palm Beach New Times

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in Kansas City Star
    He needs to do something about those skinny legs, make him do some squats,Schwarzenegger said. "And give him some bicep curls to beef up those scrawny little arms. If only you could give (him) something to put meat on his ideas."
  • Miley Cyrus in
    The girls took it beyond normal bullying. These were big, tough girls,Cyrus says in the book, which hit stores on Tuesday. "I was scrawny and short. They were fully capable of doing me bodily harm."
  • Gary Carter in Chicago Sun-Times
    I saw him when he first broke in,Carter said. "He was a scrawny, skinny 185-pound guy that had great talent. And then he turned himself into a freakin' power hitter with, what, 245, 250 pounds, and his head got twice the size. So, you...

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