Definition of Thin


  • take off weight
    - melt off - lose weight - slim down
  • lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    "cut bourbon"
    - thin out
  • make thin or thinner
    "Thin the solution"
  • lose thickness
    become thin or thinner


  • lacking substance or significance
    "slight evidence"
    "a tenuous argument"
    "a thin plot"
    a fragile claim to fame"
  • lacking spirit or sincere effort
    "a thin smile"
  • (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
    "a thin feeble cry"
  • relatively thin in consistency or low in density
    not viscous
    "air is thin at high altitudes"
    "a thin soup"
    "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"
    "thin oil"
  • not dense
    "a thin beard"
    "trees were sparse"
  • very narrow
    "a thin line across the page"
  • lacking excess flesh
    "you can't be too rich or too thin"
    "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  • of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
    "thin wire"
    "a thin chiffon blouse"
    "a thin book"
    "a thin layer of paint"


  • without viscosity
    "the blood was flowing thin"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble thin

11 unscramble word found using the letters thin.

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