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English definition of “slimming”

slimming

noun [U] uk   /ˈslɪm.ɪŋ/ UK us  
the act of trying to become thinner by eating less food: With all the diet-food and books on the market, slimming is big business these days. slimming aids/clubs/magazines

slimming

adjective uk   /ˈslɪm.ɪŋ/ us  
UK informal describes food that you can eat without getting fat: Have a salad - that's slimming. US making you look thinner: Black is very slimming.
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