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English definition of “slim”

slim

adjective uk   /slɪm/ (slimmer, slimmest) us  

slim adjective (THIN)

A1 approving (especially of people) attractively thin: slim hips/legs She's got a lovely slim figure.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinThin and fine

slim adjective (SMALL)

very small: They've only a slim chance of winning (= it's unlikely that they will win).
slimness
noun [U] uk   /ˈslɪm.nəs/ us  
Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinThin and fine

slim

verb [I] uk   /slɪm/ (-mm-) UK us  
to try to get thinner by eating less food and taking more exercise: You don't have much lunch - are you slimming?Exercising and trainingDiets and dieting
Phrasal verbs

slim

noun [U] uk   /slɪm/ us  
East African for AIDS (= a serious disease that destroys the body's ability to fight infection)Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
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