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slim

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2 having a noticeably small amount of body fat
  • the pressure on ballet dancers to remain gracefully slim
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3 less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
  • slim pickings at the garage sale
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thin on the ground

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4 small in degree
  • A slim chance is still better than none.
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thin, slender, slim, slight, tenuous mean not thick, broad, abundant, or dense. thin implies comparatively little extension between surfaces or in diameter, or it may imply lack of substance, richness, or abundance.
    • thin wire
    • a thin soup
slender implies leanness or spareness often with grace and good proportion.
    • the slender legs of a Sheraton chair
slim applies to slenderness that suggests fragility or scantiness.
    • a slim volume of poetry
    • a slim chance
slight implies smallness as well as thinness.
    • a slight build
tenuous implies extreme thinness, sheerness, or lack of substance and firmness.
    • a tenuous thread


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