Definition of slender
- people of slender means
She has a slender figure.
a flower with a slender stem
an animal with a long, slender snout
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: thin especially in an attractive or graceful way
: very narrow : not wide
: small or limited in amount or size
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