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thin /θɪn/ adjective (comparative thinner, superlative thinnest)


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thin
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- narrow, attenuated, fine
- slim, bony, emaciated, lean, scrawny, skeletal, skinny, slender, slight, spare, spindly
- meagre, deficient, scanty, scarce, scattered, skimpy, sparse, wispy
- delicate, diaphanous, filmy, fine, flimsy, gossamer, sheer, unsubstantial
- unconvincing, feeble, flimsy, inadequate, lame, poor, superficial, weak
Antonyms: thick, dense, thicken, densify
Contrasted words: broad, wide, compact, dense, solid, heavy, massive, corpulent, fat, obese, thick, low, low-pitched, guttural, deep, believable, convincing, sound, substantial, broaden, enlarge, strengthen
Related Idioms: a bit thin
Related Words: lank, lanky, lathy, lean, macilent, spare, cadaverous, gaunt, pinched, skeletal, wasted, meager, puny, small, twiglike, diffuse, diluted, dispersed, fine, refined, high-pitched, vapid, transparent, questionable, untenable, diminish, reduce, weaken
English Thesaurus: thin, slim, slender, lean, skinny, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. thin1 S2 W2 /θɪn/ adjective (comparative thinner, superlative thinnest)
[Word Family: noun: thinness, thinner; adjective: thin, thinning; verb: thin; adverb: thinly]
[Language: Old English; Origin: thynne]

1. NOT THICK if something is thin, there is only a small distance between its two opposite sides or surfaces Antonym : thick:
a thin gold chain
She’s only wearing a thin summer jacket (=a jacket made of light material).
two thin slices of bread
The road was covered with a thin layer of ice.
The skin on the eyelids is the thinnest on the body.
paper/wafer thin (=very thin)
Keep your voice down – the walls are paper thin.

2. NOT FAT having little fat on your body Antonym : fat:
He was tall and thin, with short brown hair.
thin arms/legs/lips etc
He has long thin hands.
Most high school girls say they want to be thinner.

3. HAIR if someone has thin hair, they do not have a lot of hair:
a thin straggly beard
His hair is quite thin on top.

4. LIQUID a liquid that is thin flows very easily because it has a lot of water in it Antonym : thick:
thin paint

5. SMOKE/MIST smoke or mist that is thin is easy to see through Antonym : thick:
The fog is quite thin in places.

6. AIR air that is thin is more difficult to breathe than usual because it has less oxygen in it:
the thinner air high in the mountains

7. EXCUSE/ARGUMENT/EVIDENCE ETC a thin excuse, argument, or evidence is not good or detailed enough to be useful or effective:
Evidence that capital punishment deters crime is pretty thin.

8. a thin margin/majority etc a very small number or amount of something:
Engle beat Blanchard by a razor-thin margin (=a very small number of votes) in the race for governor.

9. SMILE a thin smile does not seem very happy or sincere:
Charlie gave her a thin smile.

10. VOICE/SOUND a thin voice or sound is high and unpleasant to listen to:
His thin voice trailed off.

11. the thin end of the wedge British English spoken an expression meaning something that you think is the beginning of a harmful development:
Workers believe the job cuts are just the thin end of the wedge.

12. be thin on the ground if a particular type of person or thing is thin on the ground, there are very few available:
Taxis seem to be thin on the ground.

13. be having a thin time (of it) British English spoken to be in a difficult situation, especially one in which you do not have enough money

14. be (walking/treading/skating) on thin ice to be in a situation in which you are likely to upset someone or cause trouble:
I was on thin ice, and I knew it.

15. disappear/vanish into thin air to disappear completely in a mysterious way:
Victor and his kidnappers had vanished into thin air.

16. out of thin air out of nowhere, as if by magic:
It seems like researchers have just pulled the numbers out of thin air.
WEAR THIN
—thinness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. thin2 adverb
thinly. Many teachers think this is not correct English:
Don’t cut the bread so thin.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. thin3 verb (past tense and past participle thinned, present participle thinning)
[Word Family: noun: thinness, thinner; adjective: thin, thinning; verb: thin; adverb: thinly]

1. [intransitive and transitive] (also thin out) to become fewer in number, especially when there were many before, or to remove people, plants, or things so that fewer remain:
The crowd had thinned out and only a few people were left.
The trees thinned as we got closer to the top of the mountain.
Traffic was finally thinning.
Thin the carrots to two inches apart.
Her hair had been thinned and cut shorter.

2. [intransitive and transitive] to make something thinner or to become thinner Antonym : thicken:
The clouds had begun to thin.
A narrow smile thinned his lips.

3. [transitive] (also thin down) to make a liquid weaker by adding water or another liquid:
Thin the sauce by adding milk.
thin something with something
The pastels can be thinned with water.

4. [intransitive] if someone’s hair is thinning, they have less hair than they used to:
a tall man with thinning hair

5. thin the ranks if something thins the ranks of a group of people, there are fewer of them as a result of it:
Illness had thinned our ranks.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

thin
adj.
I. of solid things: not thick
VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, wear The fabric was wearing thin. (figurative) That joke is wearing a little thin.
ADV. extremely, incredibly, very, wafer-a plate of wafer-thin bread and butter
a bit, fairly, a little, quite, rather, relatively | enough a sliver of rock thin enough to be translucent

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

thin
II. not fat
VERBS be, look | become, get, grow
ADV. extremely, painfully, pathetically, pitifully, terribly, very The old horse was painfully thin.
fairly, quite, rather She's tall and quite thin.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

thin
III. of liquids
VERBS be, look, seem The paint looks a bit thin.
become, get Be careful that the mixture doesn't get too thin.
ADV. terribly, very | a bit, rather

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

thin
θɪn
See: into thin air , out of thin air , sit on thin ice , spread oneself too thin , through thick and thin , wear thin

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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