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paper–thin

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adjective pa·per–thin \ˈpā-pər-ˌthin\

Simple Definition of paper–thin

  • : very thin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of paper–thin

  1. :  extremely thin <paper–thin partitions>


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