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1. slender

adjective. ['ˈslɛndɝ'] being of delicate or slender build.

Synonyms

  • slim
  • lean
  • thin
  • slight

Antonyms

  • naive
  • inflexible
  • inelegant
  • ugly

Etymology

  • slendre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Slender

  • transgender
  • suspender
  • pretender
  • contender
  • splendor
  • engender
  • defender
  • challender
  • cavender
  • callender
  • surrender
  • stender
  • spender
  • skender
  • schlender
  • offender
  • brendor
  • brender
  • blender
  • allender
  • zender
  • zehnder
  • yender
  • wender
  • vendor
  • tender
  • sender
  • render
  • pender
  • kender

How do you pronounce slender?

Pronounce slender as sˈlɛndər.

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Sentences with slender


1. Noun, singular or mass
They can be large or small, slender or broad.

2. Adjective
Penguins who consume mostly fish also usually have noticeably more slender beaks.

3. Verb, past participle
Your waist may be slender in relation to your figure or somewhat thicker.

4. Adjective, comparative
Aspen trees grow straight, but the slender trunk rarely grows to more than 18 inches in diameter.

Quotes about slender


1. Annabelle gave him a chiding smile. “If you’re implying that I’m spoiled, I assure you that I am not.”“You should be.” His warm gaze slid over her pink-tinted face and slender upper body, then sought hers again. There was a note in his voice that gently robbed her of breath. “You could do with a bit of spoiling.
- Lisa Kleypas, Secrets of a Summer Night

2. Faith—is the Pierless BridgeSupporting what We seeUnto the Scene that We do not—Too slender for the eyeIt bears the Soul as boldAs it were rocked in SteelWith Arms of Steel at either side—It joins—behind the VeilTo what, could We presumeThe Bridge would cease to beTo Our far, vacillating FeetA first Necessity.
- Emily Dickinson

3. The child was slender as fleeting hope.
- William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

2. slender-waisted

adjective. having a small waist.

Synonyms

  • wasp-waisted
  • thin
  • lean

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • thick
  • wide

3. slender-bodied

adjective. having a slim body.

Synonyms

  • slim-bodied
  • bodied

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • disembodied
  • unembodied

4. slender-winged

adjective. having slender wings.

Antonyms

  • slow

5. slender-tailed_meerkat

noun. a meerkat with a thin and elongated tail.

Synonyms

  • Suricata suricatta
  • meerkat

6. slender

adjective. ['ˈslɛndɝ'] very narrow.

Synonyms

  • narrow

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • stand still

Etymology

  • slendre (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. slender

adjective. ['ˈslɛndɝ'] small in quantity.

Synonyms

  • little
  • slim

Antonyms

  • large
  • straighten
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • slendre (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. slender

adjective. ['ˈslɛndɝ'] having little width in proportion to the length or height.

Antonyms

  • distrust

Etymology

  • slendre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. slender

adjective. ['ˈslɛndɝ'] moving and bending with ease.

Synonyms

  • svelte
  • supple
  • lissom
  • sylphlike
  • graceful
  • lissome
  • lithesome

Antonyms

  • ungracious
  • gain
  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic

Etymology

  • slendre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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