Peaky vs Thin - What's the difference?
Peaky is a synonym of thin.
As an adjective peaky
is sickly; peaked.
As a proper noun thin is
the fifth earthly branch represented by the.
Characterised by peaks.
Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite.
- thin plate of metal
- thin paper
- thin board
Very narrow in all diameters; having a cross section that is small in all directions.
- thin covering
- thin wire
Having little body fat or flesh; slim; slender; lean; gaunt.
- thin string
Of low viscosity or low specific gravity, e.g., as is water compared to honey.
Scarce; not close, crowded, or numerous; not filling the space.
- thin person
- The trees of a forest are thin'''; the corn or grass is '''thin .
(golf) Describing a poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the bottom part of the club head. See fat, shank, toe.
Lacking body or volume; small; feeble; not full.
- Ferrara is very large, but extremely thin of people.
Slight; small; slender; flimsy; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering.
- thin , hollow sounds, and lamentable screams
- a thin disguise
* See also
* into thin air
* razor thin
* thin air
* thin as a rake
* thick and thin
* wear thin
(philately) A loss or tearing of paper from the back of a stamp, although not sufficient to create a complete hole.
Any food produced or served in thin slices.
- chocolate mint thins
- potato thins
To make thin or thinner.
To become thin or thinner.
To remove some plants in order to improve the growth of those remaining.
* thin out
Not thickly or closely; in a scattered state.
* Francis Bacon
- seed sown thin
- Spain is thin sown of people.