Meaning of "thin" in Essential English Dictionary


adjective uk /θɪn/ (thinner, thinnest)

A2 Something that is thin is smaller than usual between its opposite sides:

a thin slice of meat
→ Opposite thick

A2 A thin person or animal has very little fat on their body.

A thin substance or liquid has a lot of water in it:

thin soup

(Definition of “thin” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)