superthin

adjective
su·​per·​thin | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈthin How to pronounce superthin (audio) \

Definition of superthin

: 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

First Known Use of superthin

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Superthin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superthin. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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