Definition of slenderness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈslendənəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslendərnəs//
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  1. 1(approving) the quality of being thin in an attractive or elegant way synonym slimness (1) In Western societies, slenderness is generally associated with youth and success.
  2. 2the quality of being thin or narrow What attracts my eye is the building's slenderness.
  3. 3the quality of being small in amount or size and hardly enough synonym slimness (3) The slenderness of the team's advantage meant the final whistle was greeted with relief.