(a.) Attenuated, as with fasting or suffering; lean; meager; pinched and grim.
(1) On a snowless but chilly afternoon early in the Moscow winter, a 29-year-old man with a gaunt, emaciated face stepped on to the vast expanse of Red Square.
(2) "I am an old lady, and have many grandchildren," she says, pointing to the gaunt, grubby faces baking around her in the tent.
(3) This gaunt, haunting visage (which, in the story, turned out to belong to a deliberately frightening dummy) appeared in Star Trek's end credits almost every week, and was guaranteed to scare the shit out of me whenever it did so.
(4) Facebook Twitter Pinterest He commands the screen even when silent, his pain flitting across that gaunt, ravaged face … Sean Bean in Broken.
(5) In March, Paul Nuttalls called for Johnny and the Baptists to be banned from any venue receiving public subsidy – basically everywhere – for doing a funny song about the Ukips, even though the same places host Jim Davidson, Roy Chubby Brown, John Gaunt and Top Gear; the same week Farage defended the booking of an old-school non-PC comic at the Ukips’ conference saying: “Let people tell their jokes!
(6) Whoops and cheers turned to screams of delight as a gaunt-looking figure mounted the steps and slowly approached the microphone.
(7) It showed a woman of mournfully beautiful gauntness, jacket draped over her shoulder.
(8) Or maybe John of Gaunt had it right: “That England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself.” Main illustration by Christophe Gowans • Follow the Long Read on Twitter at @gdnlongread , or sign up to the long read weekly email here This article was amended on 21 June 2016.
(9) Furthermore Orange RN which by azo reduction yields ANSA (and aniline) induce the same effect in pigs (Olsen et al., 1973) but not in rats (Gaunt et al., 1971).
(10) Perhaps it is the classically gaunt face, or maybe it is the aquiline nose, but he looks exactly like Don Quixote.
(11) A gaunt-looking Shalit told Egyptian TV that he hoped the deal would promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians and also spoke of his desire to see freedom for thousands of others Palestinians still held by Israel .
(12) Before the attack for which I was arrested, no one in Balochistan knew I had disappeared,” he said, dressed in a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, drinking a coffee with a gaunt look in his eyes as he nervously twisted a rolled up cigarette in his hand.
(13) He was gaunt and frail, living from one morphine dose to the next.
(14) At my father's bedside, I learned what death looks like Read more For many Glaswegians, Possilpark has a reputation, one resented deeply by its residents, built on images of drug addicts and alcoholics clustered on street corners, of gaunt men and women with hardened, ruined faces queuing outside pharmacies at 7.30am for their methadone handouts.
(15) The son of a police officer, Gaunt is hailed as "the monster who roars for coppers" on the website of the Metropolitan police federation .
(16) Abandoned farms dot the landscape: gaunt timber-framed skeletons, their owners given up and gone to California or Seattle.
(17) Bin Laden appeared gaunt and apparently wounded in a video.
(18) The Everton manager, who looks gaunt and shattered after a dreadful festive period, conceded: “We are still in a very bad run and need to turn it around.
(19) They criticise the decision to fund a £15,000-a-month contract with the Gaunt Brothers, a PR company, to use "blitzkrieg" and "guerrilla" tactics was a major error that damaged the Fed's reputation.
(20) It shows Litvinenko gaunt and emaciated on his hospital bed, and is the last image of him alive, the inquiry heard.
(a.) Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh.
(1) Sitting opposite her as she eats croissants and fixes on espresso it is hard to equate the immaculate perfection of Guillem the performer, in bobbed wig and suspenders last night, with the awkwardly engaging and somewhat bed-headed Guillem in skinny jeans and T-shirt this morning.
(2) In some patients no skinny changes can be detected.
(3) After a couple of weeks they started sending me on epic coffee runs – it's quite a balancing act to transport 10 skinny cappuccinos.
(4) "skinny" needle percutaneous cholangiography, and ERC) only in case of clinical, biological and sonographic discrepancies, or in hilar obstructions.
(5) In two cases of jaundice due to choledocholithiasis, the biliary tree was not dilated on skinny-needle transhepatic cholangiography.
(6) It is clear the teenagers – including Pickles – love Matthew Burton, one of the school's assistant heads, who, with his skinny-fitting suit, brown brogues, shaggy hair and loose floral tie, looks more like the singer in an indie group than an English teacher.
(7) Across this relatively peaceful corner of the Horn of Africa, where black-headed sheep scamper among the thorn bushes, dainty gerenuk balance on their hind legs to nibble from hardy shrubs, and skinny camels wearing rough-hewn bells lumber over rocky slopes, people long accustomed to a harsh environment find they cannot cope after years of below-average rainfall.
(8) Analysts had previously raised questions about whether the quarterback’s skinny frame could hold up against the sort of punishment he was likely to take in the pros.
(9) Sixty consecutive patients, who were deeply jaundiced or in whom intravenous cholangiography had failed, were randomized to retrograde endoscopic cholangiography or percutaneous transheptic cholangiograhy with the "skinny" Chiba needle technique.
(10) But that skinny teenager has grown into a 5’5” man weighing almost 17 stone – and today he struggles to find clothes to fit his inflated body and complains that seats are becoming too small for comfort.
(11) Surely the whole point of The Heat's dynamic in the first place is that Sandra Bullock's character is skinny and prissy and uptight and Melissa McCarthy's character is bigger and bolshier and her diametric opposite?
(12) His defence was, and remains, that negro simply means black in Spanish, and is acceptable in his culture – like calling somebody chubby or skinny.
(13) His assistant for the summer, a 16-year-old who wears both the headscarf and an ankle-long overcoat over her skinny jeans, shrugged.
(14) Back in the 1980s, he had been accused by a supergrass, Mickey “Skinny” Gervaise, of having taken part in a robbery.
(15) The more troubling issue, though, is that this calculation assumes that as the tall-skinny rectangle gets shorter, it does not get wider.
(16) Short, skinny and by his own admission somewhat geekish, Wilson nevertheless stood his ground in the inevitable confrontation with the neighbourhood bully at each new school, among them the Gulf Coast Military Academy, which he described as "a carefully planned nightmare engineered for the betterment of the untutored and undisciplined".
(17) This time, it’s casual Chuka: skinny jeans with micro turn-ups, blue suede shoes, pristine white shirt, jacket.
(18) Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) with a "skinny" Chiba needle identified the biliary tree in 30 of 31 patients (97%) with extrahepatic obstructive cholestasis (EHC).
(19) It’ll bend badly if you drive it wearing skinny hipster jeans In, like, three cases ever.
(20) What chance does a skinny guy with a dark complexion and a funny name have to get elected president of the United States?