Definitions for slenderˈslɛn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slender, slight, slim, svelte(adj)

    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"

  2. slender, thin(adj)

    very narrow

    "a thin line across the page"

  3. slender(adj)

    having little width in proportion to the length or height

    "a slender pole"

  4. slender, slim(adj)

    small in quantity

    "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"

  5. lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike(adj)

    moving and bending with ease

Wiktionary

  1. slender(Adjective)

    Thin; slim.

    A rod is a long slender pole used for angling.

  2. slender(Adjective)

    palatalized

  3. Origin: From slendre, sclendre, from esclendre, of origin, from slinder, from slindraz, from sleidh-. Cognate with Schlenderling, schlendern, slidderen, slinderen, slindern. More at slide, slither.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slender

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

  2. Slender

    weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution

  3. Slender

    moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence

  4. Slender

    small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance

  5. Slender

    spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet

  6. Slender

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

Editors Contribution

  1. slender

    the suited-masked man.

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Anagrams of slender

  1. lenders


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