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English definition of “slender”

slender

adjective uk   /ˈslen.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
C2 thin and delicate, often in a way that is attractive: He put his hands around her slender waist. The plant's leaves are long and slender.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinThin and fine small in amount or degree: a man of slender means (= without much money) The chances of settling this dispute through talks seem increasingly slender.Small in number and quantity
slenderness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
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