Gaunt in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Gaunt

extremely skinny, typically because of illness or starvation

Examples of Gaunt in a sentence

After being held in a dark basement for three months, the prisoner was gaunt and weak.  🔊

The selfish queen who spent millions on her wardrobe felt no pity for her citizens who were gaunt from starvation.  🔊

Because Taylor had become very gaunt as a result of having cancer, he found it difficult to find clothes to fit his small frame.  🔊

I could not stop thinking about the extent of my supervisor’s illness when I saw how gaunt he had become.  🔊

Even though my grandmother was as gaunt as a needle, she could still make large men tremble with the sound of her voice.  🔊

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