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.

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