Meaning of “paper-thin” in the English Dictionary

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"paper-thin" in British English

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paper-thinadjective

uk /ˈpeɪ.pəˌθɪn/ us /ˈpeɪ.pɚˌθɪn/

(Definition of “paper-thin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"paper-thin" in American English

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paper-thinadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈpeɪ·pərˌθɪn/

very thin:

The walls are paper-thin – you can hear every word our neighbors say.

(Definition of “paper-thin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)