gaunt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gaunt

(adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Example Sentence
  • 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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gaunt

Gaunt = g + aunt Imagine you have an aunt and you know generally they are your aunt want to get slimmer...c likes to emaciate..
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by prakasharyal

G[rand] AUNT, or imagine as G[reat grand] AUNT... is generally lean and weak due to old age.
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by shubham204

if someone haunts u , u become gaunt
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by arshnagpal

relate it with "jaunt" which means a trip, after returning from trip u feel weak, emaciated
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by yeshraj2589

jaunty: playful,cheerful (remember Jonty Rhodes) gaunt: thin (jonty was thin and very fit)
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by jay_gandhi

sounds like haunt.. haunted bye voldemort memories harry face was gaunt
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by kranthiiscool

Enrique Iglesias has a gaunt face.
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by NikhilAgl

gaunt=ghanta=penis....its thin bony and got it??;)
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by hardikmodi

relate it to "quant". If u r weak(emaciate) in quant it means u r gaunt
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by lokeshraghuram

GAUN(gone) Thin
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by rkhapare

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