1. [ adjective ] very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Synonyms: gaunt bony emaciated pinched haggard wasted skeletal

"emaciated bony hands" "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys" "eyes were haggard and cavernous" "small pinched faces" kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

Related terms: thin
Similar spelling:   cadaver