verb (thins, thinning, thinned)
Translations: adjective (thinner, thinnest)
- To make, or to become thin or thinner
- To dilute
- Slim, narrow in size, and (of a person or animal) usually carrying little fat.
- Of low viscosity or low specific gravity, e.g., as is water compared to honey.
- Overly strict.
- (sports) A poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the bottom part of the club head. See fat, shank, toe.
Etymology: Old English íynne
- French: maigre
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