Übersetzung von “thin” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivethin /θɪn/
≠thick; having a smaller distance than usual between sides or edges

a dress made of thin material
une robe faite de fine étoffe

Cut the slices thin.
Coupe de fines tranches.
≠fat, overweight; (of a person) having little or no fat

She looked pale and thin.
Elle paraissait pâle et mince.

a tall, thin man
un homme grand et mince
≠thick; with few of sth growing in an area

His hair was getting thin on top.
Ses cheveux devenaient clairsemés sur le dessus.
≠thin; (of liquid) flowing quickly like water

The soup was a little thin.
La soupe était un peu liquide.
not large in size or amount
court/-e , restreint/-e

Trading on the stock market was thin.
Les échanges sur le marché financier étaient restreints.

She won by a thin margin.
Elle a gagné d'une courte tête.
(of air) not containing much oxygen

at 20,000 feet where the air is thin
à 6 000 mètres, là où l'air se raréfie
out of thin air/into thin air
emphasizes that sth appears or disappears quickly
comme par enchantement

Suddenly, out of thin air, there was food for everyone.
Soudain, comme par enchantement, il y eut à manger pour tout le monde.


verbthin [ θɪn ] ( thinning, thinned )
intransitive ( thin out,) to become smaller in size or number
se clairsemer

The crowd began to thin out.
La foule commença à se clairsemer.

Her hair is thinning.
Ses cheveux deviennent clairsemés.
transitive to make a liquid thinner

Thin the sauce with some wine.
Rallonge cette sauce avec du vin.


adverbthin [ θɪn ]
=thinly; in thin pieces

I like the meat sliced thin.
J'aime la viande coupée en fines tranches.

(Übersetzung von “thin” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /θin/

having a short distance between opposite sides

thin paper
The walls of these houses are too thin.

(of people or animals) not fat

mince, maigre
She looks thin since her illness.

(of liquids, mixtures etc) not containing any solid matter; rather lacking in taste; (tasting as if) containing a lot of water or too much water

clair, liquide
thin soup.

not set closely together; not dense or crowded

His hair is getting rather thin.

not convincing or believable

peu convaincant
a thin excuse.
thinly adverb

de façon clairsemée
thinness noun

thin air


sans laisser de traces
He disappeared into thin air.
thin-skinned adjective

sensitive; easily hurt or upset

Be careful what you say – she’s very thin-skinned.
thin out

to make or become less dense or crowded

The trees thinned out near the river.

(Übersetzung von “thin” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)