1. [ adjective ] very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Synonyms: bony emaciated haggard pinched cadaverous 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
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12622
Similar spelling:   Gauntt