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1. slim

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

Synonyms

  • slender
  • lean
  • thin
  • slight

Antonyms

  • heat
  • relax
  • tense
  • boil

Etymology

  • slim (Dutch)
  • slim (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Words that Rhyme with Slim

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  • grimme
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Example sentences of the word slim


1. Adjective
Make sure the pole is slim and made of PVC to make it more difficult for snakes to climb.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Gerbera daisies produce large saucer-shaped and brightly hued blooms atop tall, slim, velvety green stems.

3. Verb, base form
It's easy to say that most people need to spend more time exercising to slim down.

Quotes containing the word slim


1. When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it -- delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel.It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful.And sometimes it is enough.
- Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

2. slim-bodied

adjective. having a slim body.

Synonyms

  • slender-bodied
  • bodied

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • disembodied
  • unembodied

3. slim-waisted

adjective. having a small waist.

Synonyms

  • wasp-waisted
  • thin
  • lean

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • thick
  • wide

4. slim

adjective. ['ˈslɪm'] small in quantity.

Synonyms

  • little
  • slender

Antonyms

  • large
  • open
  • alkalize

Etymology

  • slim (Dutch)
  • slim (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. slim

verb. ['ˈslɪm'] take off weight.

Synonyms

  • slenderize
  • melt off
  • sweat off
  • change state
  • slim down
  • reduce
  • turn
  • thin

Antonyms

  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify
  • cool

Etymology

  • slim (Dutch)
  • slim (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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