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slim

 
 
pronunciation:
slIm
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: slimmer, slimmest
definition 1: thin in an attractive way.
The slim young man looked fit in his uniform.
synonyms:
slender
antonyms:
fat, plump
similar words:
lean, slight, spare, thin
definition 2: small in amount or value.
The team had slim hopes for a victory.
synonyms:
slight, small
antonyms:
great
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derivations: slimly (adv.), slimness (n.)
Word History
Slim comes from slimp, an early Dutch word that means "bad or crooked."
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