a.1.Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.
2.Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.
Mighty hearts are held in slender chains.
- Pope.
They have inferred much from slender premises.
- J. H. Newman.
The slender utterance of the consonants.
- J. Byrne.
3.Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
4.Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
Frequent begging makes slender alms.
- Fuller.
5.Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
6.(Phon.) Uttered with a thin tone; - the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.
Adj.1.slender - 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"
Synonyms: slim, slight
2.slender - very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
Synonyms: thin
3.slender - having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole"
4.slender - small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"
Synonyms: slim
5.slender - gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease
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