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English-French translation for "skinny"


"skinny" French translation

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skinny {adjective}

skinny {adj.} (also: fatless, thin, skimpy, lean)

maigre {adj. m/f}

In my life I have never seen a person as emaciated or skinny as that little child was.

Je n'ai jamais de toute ma vie vu une personne aussi émaciée et maigre que cet enfant.

The media puts out what the norm is, and it is being too fat or too skinny or dressing in a certain way.

Les médias fixent les normes, que ce soit être trop gros ou trop maigre ou s’habiller de telle ou telle façon.

This is because I was so skinny.

Cela, parce que j'étais très maigre.

He was the stereotypical academic, a short skinny little guy with big glasses and a bow tie, somebody I would think would be in movies as a scientist.

C'était l'universitaire type, un petit maigre avec de grosses lunettes et un noeud papillon, le type même du scientifique qu'on voit dans les films.
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Usage examples for "skinny" in French

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Thirdly, the social dimension of the Lisbon programme is a very skinny beast.

Troisièmement, la dimension sociale du programme de Lisbonne est vraiment bien mince.

There's not enough room on your skinny, white, flat ass for an Irish flag.

Il n'y a pas assez de place sur ton petit cul tout plat de blanc pour le drapeau irlandais.

His skinny lower limbs coined him the nickname "Spaghetti Legs," as they made tackling him like trying to grip freshly cooked pasta al dente.

La maigreur de ses membres inférieurs lui a valu le surnom de « Spaghetti Legs». Il était aussi difficile de le plaquer que d'attraper un brin de spaghetti fraîchement cuit al dente.

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