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Definition 1: very narrow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where slender or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a thin line across the page

Synonyms for slender in the sense of this definition

(slender is similar to ...) not wide

"a narrow bridge" "a narrow line across the page"

Definition 2: small in quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where slender or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • slender wages
  • a slim chance of winning
  • a small surplus

Synonyms for slender in the sense of this definition

(slender is similar to ...) limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a little dining room" "a little house" "a small car" "a little (or small) group"

Definition 3: having little width in proportion to the length or height - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where slender or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a slender pole

(slender is similar to ...) of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section

"thin wire" "a thin chiffon blouse" "a thin book" "a thin layer of paint"

Definition 4: being of delicate or slender build - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where slender or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender
  • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
  • watched her slight figure cross the street

Synonyms for slender in the sense of this definition

(slender is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

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