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English definition


  • 1. lose thickness; become thin or thinner

  • 2. make thin or thinner;

    • "Thin the solution"
  • 3. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;

    • "cut bourbon"
  • 4. take off weight


  • 1. of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section;

    • "thin wire"
    • "a thin chiffon blouse"
    • "a thin book"
    • "a thin layer of paint"
  • 2. lacking excess flesh;

    • "you can't be too rich or too thin"
    • "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  • 3. very narrow;

    • "a thin line across the page"
  • 4. having little substance or significance;

    • "a flimsy excuse"
    • "slight evidence"
    • "a tenuous argument"
    • "a thin plot"
  • 5. not dense;

    • "a thin beard"
    • "trees were sparse"
  • 6. relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous;

    • "air is thin at high altitudes"
    • "a thin soup"
    • "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"
    • "thin oil"
  • 7. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume;

    • "a thin feeble cry"
  • 8. lacking spirit or sincere effort;

    • "a thin smile"


  • 1. without viscosity;

    • "the blood was flowing thin"

Example sentences

  • A thin rain began to fall as he turned from the high road into a narrow lane.

  • His wife stuck faithfully to him through thick and thin.

  • The coachman had a thin lash.

  • Draw out the wire until it is very thin.

  • This gruel is too thin.

  • You don't seem to realize what thin ice you are on.

  • The ice is too thin to bear your weight.

  • The old horse was painfully thin.

  • This cloth is so thin that you can pick a hole in it with your finger.

  • A fat man has much more flesh than a thin man.

  • He managed to acquire a thin veneer of knowledge to mask his real ignorance.

  • Her thin dress did little to bestead her against the chill north wind.

  • I can't simply conjure up the money out of thin air.

  • She'd stuck by Bob through thick and thin.

  • NATO will continue to thin out its forces.

  • Persons dying from cancer grow thin and visibly waste away.

  • Her legs were long and thin.

  • He had materialized out of thin air; I had not seen or heard him coming.

  • The northern end of the island juts out like a long, thin finger into the sea.

  • He was thin and tall, with a hooked nose.

  • Further up the river, the vineyards start to thin out and the orange groves and almond trees take over.

  • She was a small, silent woman with pinched features and thin hair.

  • She was pathetically thin.

  • She was shaving thin slices off a courgette.

  • James's face was thin, finely boned, and sensitive.

  • He had no shirt on under his thin jumper.

  • The thin wind snatched at her skirt.

  • Parliament has not yet begun to combat the deepening economic crisis, and public patience is wearing thin.

  • A long thin wool coat and a purple headscarf protected her against the wind.

Phrase collocation

  • have a thin time

    (Brit. informal)have a wretched or uncomfortable time

  • on thin ice

  • thin air

    used to refer to the state of being invisible or non-existent

    • she just vanished &B{into thin air}.

    • they seemed to pluck numbers &B{out of thin air}.

  • the thin blue line

    (informal)used to refer to the police, typically in the context of situations of civil unrest

  • thin end of the wedge

  • thin on the ground

  • thin on top


Synonym discrimination

  • lean, slender, slim, slight, thin


Meaning of thin

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