3 dicționare găsite pentru slender
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Slender \Slen"der\, a. [Compar. Slenderer; superl. Slenderest.] [OE. slendre, sclendre, fr. OD. slinder thin, slender, perhaps through a French form; cf. OD. slinderen, slidderen, to creep; perh. akin to E. slide.] 1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant. "A slender, choleric man." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution. [1913 Webster] Mighty hearts are held in slender chains. --Pope. [1913 Webster] They have inferred much from slender premises. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] The slender utterance of the consonants. --J. Byrne. [1913 Webster] 3. Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence. [1913 Webster] A slender degree of patience will enable him to enjoy both the humor and the pathos. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance. [1913 Webster] Frequent begging makes slender alms. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 5. Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet. [1913 Webster] The good Ostorius often deigned To grace my slender table with his presence. --Philips. [1913 Webster] 6. (Phon.) Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i. [1913 Webster] -- Slen"der*ly, adv. -- Slen"der*ness, n. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
slender adj 1: 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" [syn: slight, slim] 2: very narrow; "a thin line across the page" [syn: thin] 3: having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole" 4: small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus" [syn: slim] 5: gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease [syn: lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, supple, svelte, sylphlike]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
191 Moby Thesaurus words for "slender": Junoesque, Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, agreeable, airy, amply endowed, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, asinine, attenuate, attenuated, austere, becoming, bonny, boyish, braw, built, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, catchpenny, circumscribed, close, close-fitting, comely, confined, constricted, cramp, cramped, crowded, curvaceous, curvy, deficient, delicate, diaphanous, diluted, dwarfed, dwarfish, empty, ethereal, exiguous, fair, fat, fatuous, feeble, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flimsy, foolish, frail, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy, frugal, futile, gauzy, girlish, goddess-like, good-looking, goodly, gossamer, graceful, gracile, idle, impoverished, inadequate, inane, incapacious, incommodious, insignificant, insubstantial, insufficient, isthmian, isthmic, jejune, lacy, lanky, lean, light, likely, limited, lissome, lithe, little, lovely to behold, meager, mean, miserly, misty, narrow, near, negligible, niggardly, nugacious, nugatory, off, otiose, outside, paltry, papery, parsimonious, personable, pleasing, pneumatic, poor, presentable, puny, rare, rarefied, reedy, remote, restricted, scant, scanty, scarce, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, shallow, shapely, shy, sightly, silly, skimp, skimpy, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, spare, sparing, stacked, starvation, statuesque, stingy, stinted, strait, straitened, stunted, subsistence, subtle, superficial, svelte, sylphlike, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, tight, trifling, trim, trite, trivial, twiggy, unlikely, unnourishing, unnutritious, vacuous, vague, vain, vapid, wanting, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, well-built, well-favored, well-formed, well-made, well-proportioned, well-shaped, well-stacked, willowy, windy, wiredrawn, wispy
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