Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lean; thin; having little flesh.
  • Of literary products, thin; dry; jejune.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Lean; thin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lean; thin.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.

  • An adjective meaning both 'thin' (as in weight) and 'lacking in substance' (as in worth), ideal for ambiguous compliments.

    July 9, 2008