SCRAWNY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SCRAWNY
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 a.  being very thin; inferior in size or quality
Classic Sentence:
1  They were convalescing slowly and lay scrawny and weak in their bed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  A damned mule, she repeated, looking indignantly at the scrawny beast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  Tha'rt not nigh so yeller and tha'rt not nigh so scrawny.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  It was a few days before the Fourth of July, and a grey, scrawny Italian child was setting torpedoes in a row along the railroad track.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  There were a few scrawny chickens in the yard.