HyperDic: slender

English > 4 senses of the word slender:
ADJECTIVEallslender, slight, slim, sveltebeing of delicate or slender build / build
allslender, thinvery narrow
allslenderhaving little width in proportion to the length or height
allslender, slimsmall in quantity
slender > pronunciation
Soundssleh'nder
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English > slender: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf delicate or slender build / build.
Example"she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
Synonymsslight, slim, svelte
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishdelgado, delicado, esbelto, estilizado, fino
Catalandelicat, estilitzat, esvelt, fi, prim
Nounsslendernessthe property of an attractively thin person
Adverbsslenderlyin a slim or slender manner
English > slender: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery narrow.
Synonymthin
Broadernarrownot wide
Spanishdelgado
Nounsslendernessrelatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
English > slender: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving little width in proportion to the length or height.
Example"a slender pole"
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Nounsslendernessrelatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
English > slender: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsmall in quantity.
Example"slender wages"
Synonymslim
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishescaso
Catalanescàs
Nounsslendernessthe quality of being slight or inadequate
Adverbsslenderlyto a meager degree or in a meager manner

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