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

Definition of slimmer

chiefly British
: a person dieting to lose weight

Examples of slimmer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Draft Top can handle most cans with tops measuring 52 to 57 millimeters, which means your basic beer cans and the slimmer boozy seltzer cans. Paul Stephen,, "Beer cans turn to beer glasses when cut open with the Draft Top opener, so you can enjoy the aromatics," 30 July 2020 Looking for something a little slimmer in the sunglasses department? oregonlive, "Nordstrom online sale: Up to 60 percent off designer clothing, swimwear, Givenchy sunglasses, Gucci loafers and more," 30 June 2020 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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3 Aug 2020

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“Slimmer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of slimmer

British : a person who is trying to lose weight

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