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Synonyms for thin

Synonyms for (verb) thin

Synonyms: reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down, thin, melt off, lose weight Definition: take off weight

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: dilute, cut, reduce, thin, thin out Definition: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture Usage: cut bourbon

Similar words: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body

Synonyms: thin Definition: make thin or thinner Usage: Thin the solution

Similar words: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Synonyms: thin Definition: lose thickness; become thin or thinner

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms for (adjective) thin

Synonyms: sparse, thin Definition: not dense Usage: a thin beard; trees were sparse

Similar words: distributed Definition: spread out or scattered about or divided up

Synonyms: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Similar words: anorectic, anorexic Definition: suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

Similar words: haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, wasted, pinched Definition: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold Usage: emaciated bony hands; a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys; eyes were haggard and cavernous; small pinched faces; kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

Similar words: hollow-eyed, deep-eyed, sunken-eyed Definition: characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver

Similar words: gangling, gangly, lanky Definition: tall and thin

Similar words: lank, spindly Definition: long and lean

Similar words: rawboned Definition: having a lean and bony physique Usage: a rawboned cow hand

Similar words: reedlike, reedy Definition: resembling a reed in being upright and slender

Similar words: twiggy, twiglike Definition: thin as a twig

Similar words: scarecrowish Definition: resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged Usage: a forlorn scarecrowish figure

Similar words: scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, boney, weedy Definition: being very thin Usage: a child with skinny freckled legs; a long scrawny neck

Similar words: withered, wizen, wizened, shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken Definition: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness Usage: the old woman's shriveled skin; he looked shriveled and ill; a shrunken old man; a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws-W.F.Starkie; he did well despite his withered arm; a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

Similar words: slender, slight, slim, svelte Definition: being of delicate or slender build Usage: she was slender as a willow shoot is slender- Frank Norris; a slim girl with straight blonde hair; watched her slight figure cross the street

Similar words: slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waisted Definition: having a small waist

Similar words: spare, trim Definition: thin and fit Usage: the spare figure of a marathon runner; a body kept trim by exercise

Similar words: spindle-legged, spindle-shanked Definition: having long slender legs

Similar words: stringy, wiry Definition: lean and sinewy

Similar words: wisplike, wispy Definition: thin and weak Usage: a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet- Edmund Wilson

Synonyms: thin Definition: (of sound) lacking resonance or volume Usage: a thin feeble cry

Similar words: pale Definition: not full or rich Usage: high, pale, pure and lovely song

Synonyms: tenuous, thin, fragile, flimsy, slight Definition: lacking substance or significance Usage: slight evidence; a tenuous argument; a thin plot; a fragile claim to fame

Similar words: insignificant, unimportant Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force

Synonyms: thin Definition: lacking spirit or sincere effort Usage: a thin smile

Similar words: spiritless Definition: lacking ardor or vigor or energy Usage: a spiritless reply to criticism

Synonyms: thin Definition: of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section Usage: thin wire; a thin chiffon blouse; a thin book; a thin layer of paint

Similar words: bladed Definition: composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade Usage: bladed arsenopyrite

Similar words: capillary, hairlike Definition: long and slender with a very small internal diameter Usage: a capillary tube

Similar words: flat, compressed Definition: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

Similar words: depressed Definition: flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces

Similar words: diaphanous, gossamer, vaporous, vapourous, transparent, cobwebby, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, see-through, sheer Definition: so thin as to transmit light Usage: a hat with a diaphanous veil; filmy wings of a moth; gauzy clouds of dandelion down; gossamer cobwebs; sheer silk stockings; transparent chiffon; vaporous silks

Similar words: filamentlike, filamentous, filiform, threadlike, thready Definition: thin in diameter; resembling a thread

Similar words: fine Definition: thin in thickness or diameter Usage: a fine film of oil; fine hairs; read the fine print

Similar words: light Definition: very thin and insubstantial Usage: thin paper; light summer dresses

Similar words: hyperfine Definition: extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components Usage: hyperfine structure

Similar words: paper thin Definition: thin as paper Usage: her blouse was paper thin

Similar words: papery Definition: thin and paperlike Usage: papery leaves; wasps that make nests of papery material

Similar words: ribbonlike, ribbony Definition: long and thin; resembling a ribbon Usage: ribbonlike noodles

Similar words: sleazy Definition: of cloth; thin and loosely woven Usage: the coat has a sleazy lining

Similar words: slender Definition: having little width in proportion to the length or height Usage: a slender pole

Similar words: tenuous Definition: very thin in gauge or diameter Usage: a tenuous thread

Similar words: wafer-thin Definition: very thin Usage: wafer-thin sheets of metal

Synonyms: thin Definition: relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous Usage: air is thin at high altitudes; a thin soup; skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk; thin oil

Similar words: tenuous Definition: having thin consistency Usage: a tenuous fluid

Similar words: rare, rarefied, rarified Definition: having low density Usage: rare gasses; lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air

Synonyms: thin, slender Definition: very narrow Usage: a thin line across the page

Similar words: narrow Definition: not wide Usage: a narrow bridge; a narrow line across the page