slender: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (slen'dur), [key]
— -er, -est.
  1. having a circumference that is small in proportion to the height or length: a slender post.
  2. thin or slight; light and graceful: slender youths.
  3. small in size, amount, extent, etc.; meager: a slender income.
  4. having little value, force, or justification: slender prospects.
  5. thin or weak, as sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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