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1 having a noticeably small amount of body fat
  • After her bout with pneumonia, she looked thinner.
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2 being of less than usual width
  • the thin threads of a cobweb
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3 not containing very much of some important element
  • The evidence for that oddball theory is pretty thin.
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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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to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances
  • thinned the cream with milk but didn't tell anyone
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