slightly built

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of slightly built

: thin and not very strong or muscular

Word by Word Definitions

slight play slightly
  1. : having a slim or delicate build : not stout or massive in body

  2. : lacking in strength or substance : flimsy, frail

  3. : deficient in weight, solidity, or importance : trivial

  1. : to treat as slight or unimportant : make light of

  2. : to treat with disdain or indifference

  3. : to perform or attend to carelessly and inadequately

  1. : an act or an instance of slighting

  2. : an instance of being slighted : a humiliating discourtesy

built play
  1. : formed as to physique or bodily contours


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