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Definition of slim adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (slimmer, slimmest)
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  1. 1(approving) (of a person) thin, in a way that is attractive a slim figure/body/waist She was tall and slim. How do you manage to stay so slim? (figurative) Many companies are a lot slimmer than they used to be (= have fewer workers). see also slimming
  2. 2thinner than usual a slim volume of poetry
  3. 3not as big as you would like or expect synonym small a slim chance of success The party was returned to power with a slim majority.
    noun [uncountable]
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