Associations to the word «Thinly»

Wiktionary

THINLY, adverb. In a thin, loose, or scattered manner; scantily; not thickly.

Dictionary definition

THINLY, adverb. Without force or sincere effort; "smiled thinly".
THINLY, adverb. Without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin".
THINLY, adverb. In a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly".
THINLY, adverb. In a widely distributed manner; "thinly overgrown mountainside".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne