slim·​mer | \ ˈsli-mər How to pronounce slimmer (audio) \

Definition of slimmer

chiefly British
: a person dieting to lose weight

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Users include party-goers, slimmers who take the drug as an appetite suppressant and others such as students and lorry and taxi drivers who want to stay awake for long periods. The Economist, "Captured by CaptagonA new drug of choice in the Gulf," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of slimmer

1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of slimmer

British : a person who is trying to lose weight

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a period when something is suspended

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