Complete Definition of "thin"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/'θɪn/
audio|en-us-thin.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪn|-ɪn

Etymology
Old English þynne

Adjective
en-adj|thinner|thinnest

  1. Slim, narrow in size, and (of a person or animal) usually carrying little fat.
  2. Of low viscosity or low specific gravity, e.g., as is water compared to honey.
  3. Scarce.
  4. Overly strict.
  5. sports A poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the bottom part of the club head. See fat, shank, toe.

Synonyms
saurus|thin|skinny
reedy
slender
slim
skinny
waif-ish
fine
lightweight
narrow

Antonyms
thick

Derived terms
thin as a rake
thin out
thick and thin
thin-skinned
wear thin

Translations
trans-top|slim, narrow in size
Finnish: ohut (things), hoikka, solakka, laiha (living creatures)
French: maigre
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Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|بارÛÚ©|trbAreek|scKUchar, t|ku|تÙâÙÚ©|trtanik|scKUchar
Russian: Ñонкий (tónkij), ÑоÑий (tóš'ij) of a man or animal
Swedish: mager (person or animal), slank (person or animal), smal, tunn
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trans-top|of low viscosity or low specific gravity
Finnish: ohut, laiha
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Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|Ø´Ù|trshil|scKUchar
Russian: жидкий (žídkij)
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trans-top|scarce
Finnish: niukka, harva, vähälukuinen
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trans-top|overly strict
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|رÙÙÙ unicode|(raqíeq)
ttbc|Breton: moan#Breton|moan
ttbc|Chinese: ç¦ (shòu)
ttbc|Dutch: dun, smal, slank, ijl (for air)
ttbc|French: mince
ttbc|German: dünn
ttbc|Hungarian: vélkony, sovány, hig#Hungarian|hig
ttbc|Ido: dina
ttbc|Indonesian: kurus (of persons, etc.), tipis (of books, etc.)
ttbc|Interlingua: tenue (slender); magre (lean); rar (as of hair)
ttbc|Irish: caol
ttbc|Italian: sottile
ttbc|Japanese: èã (ããã, usui) (of flat objects, hair, etc.), ç´°ã (ã»ãã, hosoi) (of cylindrical objects, people)
ttbc|Korean: ìì (yalbeun)
ttbc|Portuguese: fino m, fina f, tênue m & f (slender); magro m, magra f (lean); ralo m, rala f (as of hair)
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: caol, gann (of hair)
ttbc|Spanish: delgado, flaco
ttbc|Swedish: tunn
ttbc|Telugu: పలà±à°à°¨à°¿ (paluchani)
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Verb
en-verb|thins|thinning|thinned

  1. To make, or to become thin or thinner
  2. To dilute

Translations
trans-top|make thinner
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trans-top|become thinner
Japanese: ç©ãã (ããã, yaseru) (of persons, etc.),
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trans-top|dilute
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Swedish: späda
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Category:1000 English basic words

ar:thin
et:thin
es:thin
fa:thin
fr:thin
ko:thin
io:thin
it:thin
li:thin
hu:thin
ja:thin
pt:thin
ro:thin
simple:thin
fi:thin
sv:thin
ta:thin
te:thin
vi:thin
tr:thin
zh:thin

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