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slenderer, comparative; slenderest, superlative;
  1. (of a person or part of the body) Gracefully thin
    • - her slender neck
  2. (esp. of a rod or stem) Of small girth or breadth
    • - slender iron railings
  3. (of something abstract) Barely sufficient in amount or basis
    • - a slender majority of four

  1. 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"
  2. very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  3. having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole"
  4. small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"
  5. lissome: moving and bending with ease
  6. (slenderness) the quality of being slight or inadequate; "he knew the slenderness of my wallet"; "the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"; "the slenderness of the evidence"
  7. (slenderness) thinness: relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; "the tenuity of a hair"; "the thinness of a rope"
  8. (Slenderness) In engineering, buckling is a failure mode characterized by a sudden failure of a structural member subjected to high compressive stresses, where the actual compressive stress at the point of failure is less than the ultimate compressive stresses that the material is capable of ...
  9. Thin; slim; palatalized
  10. Prefix meaning “related to the Slender Man.” For example, a “slenderblog” would be a blog about the Slender Man.
  11. The words have style constraints, such as very informal