Synonyms of gaunt in English:

gaunt


See definition of gaunt

adjective

1‘a gaunt, greying man with thick spectacles’

SYNONYMS
haggard, drawn, cadaverous, skeletal, emaciated, skin-and-bones, skinny, spindly, thin, over-thin, size-zero, spare, bony, angular, lank, lean, raw-boned, pinched, hollow-cheeked, hollow-eyed, lantern-jawed, scrawny, scraggy, shrivelled, wasted, withered, raddled
as thin as a rake, as thin as a reed, without an ounce of fat
informal looking like death warmed up, looking like a bag of bones
dated spindle-shanked
archaic starveling
ANTONYMS

plump

2‘the gaunt ruin of Pendragon Castle’

SYNONYMS
bleak, stark, barren, bare, drab, desolate, dreary, dismal, gloomy, sombre, forlorn, grim, stern, harsh, forbidding, uninviting, unwelcoming, cheerless
ANTONYMS

cheerful