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Definition of Slender


  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.
  3. Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
  4. Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
  5. Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
  6. Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.
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Slender Translations

slender in Afrikaans is dun
slender in Danish is slank
slender in Dutch is sprietig, schraal, mager, dun, luchtig
slender in French is fluet
slender in Italian is esile, snello, snello
slender in Latin is exilis, tenuis
slender in Norwegian is tynn
slender in Portuguese is delgado
slender in Spanish is esbelto