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English definition of “thin”

thin

adjective (NOT FAT)    /θɪn/ (thinner, thinnest)
A2 (of the body ) with little flesh on the bones : Did you notice how thin her wrists were? Thin, hungry dogs roamed the streets . → Opposite fat adjectiveThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin be as thin as a rake (also be as thin as a rail) US to be very thin: He eats like a horse and yet he's as thin as a rake .Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin thinness     /ˈθɪn.nəs/ noun [U] the thinness of his hair The author discusses why female beauty has become linked to thinness.Small in number and quantityThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
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