Associations to the word «Slender»


SLENDER, adjective. Thin; slim.
SLENDER, adjective. (Gaelic languages)   Palatalized.
SLENDER LORIS, noun. Any of the genus Loris of lorises native to India and Sri Lanka.
SLENDER LORISES, noun. Plural of slender loris
SLENDER REED, noun. (idiomatic) A person, fact, or resource on which one can rely only to a limited extent.
SLENDER SEA LETTUCE, noun. Any of the algae of the genus Monostroma
SLENDER SEDGE, noun. A sedge species, Carex lasiocarpa.
SLENDER SEDGES, noun. Plural of slender sedge

Dictionary definition

SLENDER, adjective. Being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street".
SLENDER, adjective. Very narrow; "a thin line across the page".
SLENDER, adjective. Having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole".
SLENDER, adjective. Small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus".
SLENDER, adjective. Moving and bending with ease.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats