run thin

idiom

Definition of run thin

: to become less than the usual, original, or needed number or amount I'd been waiting almost an hour, and my patience was running thin.

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“Run thin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20thin. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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