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Definition of slender adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (slenderer, slenderest)
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  1. 1You can also use more slender and most slender. (approving) (of people or their bodies) thin in an attractive or elegant way synonym slim her slender figure long, slender fingers a slender young woman
  2. 2thin or narrow a glass with a slender stem
  3. 3small in amount or size and hardly enough to win by a slender margin/majority people of slender means (= with little money) Australia held a slender 1–0 lead at half-time. These claims are based on slender evidence.
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noun [uncountable]
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