slab-sid·​ed ˈslab-ˈsī-dəd How to pronounce slab-sided (audio)
: having flat sides
also : being tall or long and lank

Examples of slab-sided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The action itself has been cut back a full-inch and slab-sided to cut down the profile and weight. Michael R. Shea, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slab-sided was in 1817

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“Slab-sided.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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