slim
I. adjective (slimmer; slimmest) Etymology: Dutch, bad, inferior, from Middle Dutch slimp crooked, bad; akin to Middle High German slimp awry Date: 1657 1. of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length ; slender 2. a. mean, worthless b. adroit, crafty 3. a. inferior in quality or amount ; slight b. scanty, small <
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Synonyms: see thinslimly adverbslimness noun II. verb (slimmed; slimming) Date: 1862 transitive verb to make slender ; decrease the size of intransitive verb to become slender

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