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1. thin-skinned

adjective. quick to take offense.

Synonyms

  • huffy
  • sensitive
  • feisty

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unangry
  • unresponsive
  • insensible

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Words that Rhyme with Thin Skinned

  • broken-wind
  • downwind
  • chagrined
  • rescind
  • schwind
  • grinned
  • grinde
  • wind
  • thinned
  • sinned
  • sind
  • pinned
  • lynde
  • lynd
  • lindh
  • linde
  • lind
  • hynd
  • hinde
  • ginned

Example sentences of the word thin-skinned


1. Noun Phrase
A thin skinned pepper, it tends to turn soft very quickly after ripening.

Quotes containing the word thin-skinned


1. Poets and their Thin Skins Every poet is thin-skinned when it comes to criticism ~without ithow could he ever possess the astute sensitivity about lifeto even write poetry*heir Thin Skins Every poet is thin-skinned when it comes to criticism ~without ithow could he ever possess the astute sensitivity about lifeto even write poetry?
*- Beryl Dov


2. dark-skinned

adjective. having skin rich in melanin pigments.

Synonyms

  • black
  • colored
  • non-white
  • dark

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • colorlessness
  • natural
  • impartial

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] very narrow.

Synonyms

  • slender

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • wet

Etymology

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

6. 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))

7. thin

adjective. ['ˈθɪn'] not dense.

Synonyms

  • sparse

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • found

Etymology

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

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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