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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thinlyadverb

    without force or sincere effort

    "smiled thinly"

  2. thinly, thinadverb

    without viscosity

    "the blood was flowing thin"

  3. thinly, lightlyadverb

    in a small quantity or extent

    "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly"

  4. thinlyadverb

    in a widely distributed manner

    "thinly overgrown mountainside"

Wiktionary

  1. thinlyadverb

    In a thin, loose, or scattered manner; scantily; not thickly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thinlyadjective

    in a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of thinly in a Sentence

  1. David Mamet:

    The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing. We are attacked by unforeseeable forces come to harm us. We are, thus, innocent even of negligence. Though those forces are insuperable, chance will come to our aid and we shall emerge victorious.

  2. Jeremy Farrar:

    It's so thinly stretched, there's arguably no organization on earth that could cover all those (topics) at sufficient depth to be authoritative.

  3. Richard Hill:

    Given that CLO managers are typically thinly capitalized, it is hard to envision that many small managers will have access to the long-term capital that risk-retention rules would require, unlike the last CLO manager consolidation cycle that followed the financial crisis, we believe this time around the consolidation economics are not as compelling given a combination of smaller post-crisis CLO management fees and shorter reinvestment periods.

  4. Frances Haugen:

    Facebook is extremely thinly staffed... and this is because there are a lot of technologists that look at what Facebook has done and their unwillingness to accept responsibility, and people just aren't willing to work there.

  5. Dick Durbin:

    In an interview with NBC News, President (Donald) Trump admitted to firing FBI Director James Comey because of his investigation of the Trump campaign's Russian connections, that is dangerously close to obstruction of justice. This morning, the President tweeted a thinly veiled threat to Mr. Comey, which could be construed as threatening a witness in this investigation, which is another violation of federal law.

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    • A. splay
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