superthin

adjective

su·​per·​thin ˌsü-pər-ˈthin How to pronounce superthin (audio)
: extremely or excessively thin
… the emphasis on a superthin body type that makes eating disorders so common among dancers. Lee Aitken
The vapor condenses in a superthin layer, somewhat like ice crystals forming on a window pane. Jim Ritter

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superthin was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Superthin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superthin. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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