Thin Meaning and Definition


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Thin meaning

Word: Thin

How to pronounce: θɪn

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Having opposite surfaces or sides close together; of little thickness or depth.

Example sentences: "Thin slices of bread"

2. (of a person) having little, or too little, flesh or fat on their body.

Example sentences: "She was painfully thin"

3. Having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse.

Example sentences: "A depressingly thin crowd"

4. Containing much liquid and not much solid substance.

Example sentences: "Thin soup"

5. Too weak to justify a result or effect; inadequate.

Example sentences: "The evidence is rather thin"

Adverb

Definitions:

1. With little thickness or depth.

Example sentences: "Cut it as thin as possible"

Verb

Definitions:

1. Make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous.

Example sentences: "The remorseless fire of archers thinned their ranks"

2. Make or become smaller in width or thickness.

Example sentences: "Their effect in thinning the ozone layer is probably slowing the global warming trend"

3. Hit (a ball) above its center.

Example sentences: "The lie was not great and the shot was slightly thinned, the ball finishing as much as 40 feet past the cup."


Synonyms:

finely

flimsy

wispy

delicate

fragile

emaciated

skinny

lank

svelte

lithe

lean

slender

sparse

bony

scraggy

scrawny

slim

to grow thin

gauzy

small

slight

lightweight

dilute

liquid

tenuous

weak

thin sections

fine

spare

lose weight

slim down

reduce

slenderize

narrow

gossamer

diluted

filmy

ultrathin

hairline

watery


Antonyms:

thick

fat

good

rough

heavy

overweight

dense

great

obese


Derivations:

thinness

thinning

thinned

thinly


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Thin in Other Languages...

Spanish: Delgado

German: Dünn

French: Mince

Italian: Sottile

Turkish: Ince


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