Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Slender

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.

Slender Quotations

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Carl Jung

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
George Washington

To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
Gore Vidal

There are great slender models, great tall models, Amazonian models, great busty models - my point is models of all shapes and sizes, age, ethnic background should be embraced and celebrated.
Erin O'Connor

All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings.
Edmund Waller
More "Slender" Quotations

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

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.