Slender

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Definitions of "slender"

  • adjective
  • Having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin. adjective
  • Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim. adjective
  • Small in amount or extent; meager. adjective
  • Small in width or diameter as compared with the length; slim; thin: as, a slender stem or stalk; a slender waist.
  • In zoology, gracile; tenuous; attenuated: specifically noting various animals and some parts of animals.
  • Weak; feeble; slight; lacking body or strength: as, a slender frame or constitution; slender hopes; slender comfort.
  • Meager; small; scant; inadequate: as, slender means; slender alms.
  • Moderate; inconsiderable; trivial.
  • Not amply supplied.
  • In phonography, the opposite of broad or open. Thus, ē and ī are slender vowels.
  • Synonyms Fragile, flimsy, frail.
  • Scanty, sparing, lean.
  • Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim. adjective
  • Weak; feeble; not strong; slight. adjective
  • Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight. adjective
  • Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful. adjective
  • Spare; abstemious; frugal. adjective
  • Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad. adjective

The word "slender" in example sentences

Cute little girls frozen forever in slender bodies.. [but first, a sandwich and a nap]

Cute little girls frozen forever in slender bodies.. [John Joseph Adams » By Blood We Live: Now Available + Website Launches]

Cute little girls frozen forever in slender bodies.. [John Joseph Adams » 2009 » August]

Cute little girls frozen forever in slender bodies.. [John Joseph Adams » By Blood We Live]

Miss Drexel, seized by inspiration or desperation, with a quick movement stripped off her short, corduroy tramping-skirt, and, looking very lithe and boyish in slender-cut pongee bloomers, ran along the sand and dropped the skirt for a foothold for the slowly revolving wheels.. [WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE]

At one point Miss Drexel "seized by inspiration or desperation, with a quick movement stripped off her short, corduroy tramping-skirt, and, looking very lithe and boyish in slender-cut pongee bloomers," throws the skirt under the wheels to give the machine's wheels purchase.. [“It was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”]

Diclofenac has lead to global population declines as high as 99 percent in slender-billed and other vulture species.. [Archive 2007-02-01]

It's horrible that we must sometimes be reminded how slender is the thread that holds our lives together.. [Kindertotenlieder]

I was buying and enjoying these diet sodas that were packaged in slender cans.. [Where are my diet drinks?]

The Azzurri's esteemed defense is well-known for its ability to maintain slender leads.. [World Cup Soccer - Italy vs. South Korea]

Miss Drexel, seized by inspiration or desperation, with a quick movement stripped off her short, corduroy tramping-skirt, and, looking very lithe and boyish in slender-cut pongee bloomers, ran along the sand and dropped the skirt for a foothold for the slowly revolving wheels.. [Whose Business Is To Live]

By its terms his slender fortune was placed in the hands of a trust and investment company, who were constituted the boy's guardians, and enjoined to give their ward a liberal education along such lines as he himself might choose.. [Under the Great Bear]

– On many of the sugar maples the long flowers are hanging in slender green clusters, while on others they have not yet come out; and year after year we find the same difference between various individuals of the same species of maple, more marked, it would seem, among these than with other trees.. [Rural Hours]

At his call a slender, graceful woman who was gazing in anxiety and dismay from the opposite side of the cab and pleading with the driver not to beat his horse, turned suddenly, and a pair of lovely dark eyes lighted up at sight of his face.. [Waring's Peril]

Before us stretched out the principal street of large white tents, guarded at each end by a double row of sentries, from whose musket-barrels the bright moon-rays glimmered, shining in slender, glistening lines of light amid the gloom.. [A Christmas Cake in Four Quarters]

“From where I’m standing” — Max couldn’t help himself, the devil in him taking over — “slender is overrated.”. [Archive 2010-07-01]

Slender on Social Media

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Slender_Leaf
Slender_Leaf
2019-12-10

Eh mais la France ca part en couilles comme jamais cmt ca ya greve jusqu'au 31 wsh 😭😭😭

melzmach
Melzmach
2019-12-10

@emm_slender Bem que eu queria mesmo

2goldenkisses
2goldenkisses
2019-12-10

@TheLionKing: Take a closer look at how the graceful and slender Cheetah puppet is brought to life on stage in THE LION KING. .…

Slender_Leaf
Slender_Leaf
2019-12-10

@RebeuDeter: J’ai aucune vanne les français se surpassent je pensais avoir tout vu sur la grève mais le lancer de pluie je suis stupéfai…

eitango_75
Eitango_75
2019-12-10

これが分かれば偏差値75! 大学受験で必要なすべての英単語をランダムにツイート! 今回の英単語はこれ! ↓↓↓↓↓ slender ◆ ◆ ◆ すらりとした ===== #勉強垢 #勉強垢さんと繋がりたい

Slender

Slender Word Data

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  • Hyphenation slen der

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