slim-jim

adjective

: notably slender

Word History

Etymology

slim entry 1 + Jim, nickname for James

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slim-jim was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Slim-jim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slim-jim. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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