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1. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section.

Synonyms

  • vapourous
  • fine
  • depressed
  • vaporous
  • filamentous
  • narrow
  • slender
  • threadlike
  • capillary
  • flat
  • see-through
  • light
  • filiform
  • thready
  • papery
  • tenuous
  • bladed
  • transparent
  • filmy
  • gossamer
  • sleazy
  • gauze-like
  • wafer-thin
  • thickness
  • sheer
  • cobwebby
  • diaphanous
  • paper thin
  • filamentlike
  • hairlike
  • hyperfine
  • compressed
  • gauzy
  • lean
  • ribbony

Antonyms

  • wide
  • thinness
  • enforce
  • occupied

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word thin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take your dad dating again as a chance to show that you'll be there through thick and thin.

2. Adjective
Place a saucer under the gardenia that has a thin layer of pebbles on the bottom.

Quotes containing the word thin


1. Hope is a very thin diet.
- Thomas Shadwell

2. I wish I could be as thin as Jessica Simpson. I think she looks gorgeous! I have had Jessica on my show several times, and I can tell you that girl is genuine and funny with a great self-deprecating sense of humor.
- Rachael Ray

3. Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
- Wole Soyinka

2. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] lacking excess flesh.

Synonyms

  • lanky
  • shrunken
  • slim-waisted
  • spindle-shanked
  • skeletal
  • gangly
  • spare
  • gangling
  • reedy
  • weedy
  • stringy
  • bony
  • shrivelled
  • slender
  • slight
  • svelte
  • pinched
  • reedlike
  • skinny
  • wisplike
  • wispy
  • underweight
  • wizened
  • haggard
  • anorectic
  • wizen
  • slim
  • twiglike
  • emaciated
  • hollow-eyed
  • boney
  • sunken-eyed
  • spindly
  • scraggy
  • body weight
  • trim
  • rawboned
  • wiry
  • deep-eyed
  • wasp-waisted
  • ectomorphic
  • anorexic
  • cadaverous
  • withered
  • gaunt
  • scrawny
  • slender-waisted
  • spindle-legged
  • scarecrowish
  • lank
  • twiggy
  • shriveled
  • lean

Antonyms

  • fat
  • mesomorphic
  • hypertrophied
  • short

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] very narrow.

Synonyms

  • slender

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • wet

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thin

verb. ['ˈθɪn'] lose thickness; become thin or thinner.

Synonyms

  • turn

Antonyms

  • noncausative
  • even

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] not dense.

Synonyms

  • sparse

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • found

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous.

Synonyms

  • eubstance
  • rarified
  • rare
  • body
  • thickness
  • rarefied
  • consistency
  • tenuous

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • quiet
  • tender
  • substantial

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. thin

verb. ['ˈθɪn'] take off weight.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • big
  • large
  • much
  • more

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. thin

verb. ['ˈθɪn'] lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.

Synonyms

  • water down
  • cut
  • thin out
  • reduce
  • weaken

Antonyms

  • naive
  • rich
  • low
  • unconstricted

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] lacking substance or significance; a fragile claim to fame".

Synonyms

  • flimsy
  • unimportant
  • fragile
  • slight
  • tenuous

Antonyms

  • necessary
  • ample
  • adorned
  • act

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] (of sound) lacking resonance or volume.

Antonyms

  • increased

Etymology

  • thin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þynne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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