slender

[slen┬Ěder]

Something slender is slight, or skinny. A young colt is slender compared to the full grown horse it will grow into.

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Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.

Adjective S.
being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"

Adjective S.
gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease

Adjective S.
small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"

Adjective S.
having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole"

Adjective S.
very narrow; "a thin line across the page"

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superl.
Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.

superl.
Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.

superl.
Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.

superl.
Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.

superl.
Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.

superl.
Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.


Slender

Slen"der , a. [Compar. Slenderer ; superl. Slenderest.] [OE. slendre, sclendre, fr. OD. slinder thin, slender, perhaps through a French form; cf. OD. slinderen, slidderen, to creep; perh. akin to E. slide.] 1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant. "A slender, choleric man." Chaucer.
She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore.
2. Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.
Mighty hearts are held in slender chains.
They have inferred much from slender premises.
The slender utterance of the consonants.
3. Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
A slender degree of patience will enable him to enjoy both the humor and the pathos.
4. Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
Frequent begging makes slender alms.
5. Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
The good Ostorius often deigned To grace my slender table with his presence.
6. (Phon.) Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i. -- Slen"der*ly, adv. -- Slen"der*ness, n.

Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.

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Usage Examples

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

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