adjective, thinner, thinnest.
having relatively little extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thick:
of small cross section in comparison with the length; slender:
a thin wire.
having little flesh; spare; lean:
a thin man.
composed of or containing objects, particles, etc., widely separated; sparse:
scant; not abundant or plentiful.
of relatively slight consistency or viscosity:
rarefied, as air.
without solidity or substance; flimsy:
a very thin plot for such a long book.
lacking fullness or volume; weak and shrill:
a thin voice.
without force or a sincere effort:
a thin smile.
lacking body, richness, or strength:
a thin wine.
lacking in chroma; of light tint.
Photography. (of a developed negative) lacking in density or contrast through underdevelopment or underexposure.
in a thin manner.
sparsely; not densely.
so as to produce something thin:
Slice the ham thin.
verb (used with object), thinned, thinning.
to make thin or thinner (often followed by down, out, etc.).
verb (used without object), thinned, thinning.
to become thin or thinner; become reduced or diminished (often followed by down, out, off, etc.):
The crowd is thinning out.
adjective thinner, thinnest
of relatively small extent from one side or surface to the other; fine or narrow
slim or lean
sparsely placed; meagre: thin hair
of relatively low density or viscosity: a thin liquid
weak; poor; insufficient: a thin disguise
(of a photographic negative) having low density, usually insufficient to produce a satisfactory positive
(mountaineering) a climb or pitch on which the holds are few and small
thin on the ground, few in number; scarce
in order to produce something thin: to cut bread thin
verb thins, thinning, thinned
to make or become thin or sparse
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