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gaunt meaning and definition

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GAUNT adjective

Definition of gaunt (adjective)

  1. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    • "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"
    • synonyms: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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