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  • adv. In a slim manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a state of slimness; in a slim manner; slenderly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a slim manner; slenderly; thinly; sparsely; scantily: as, a slimly attended meeting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a slim or slender manner


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  • The bean has the fairly slimly sugary substance covering it in which it ferments overnight.

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  • Many would be happy if the company pulled out of the slimly profitable newspaper business altogether.

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  • You probably can win that way, if slimly, but it will make the city worse by dividing it.

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  • He was slimly built but had a coiled restiveness about him, like a spring waiting to stretch.

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  • Ford Chief Financial Officer Lewis Booth said Ford expects this region to be slimly profitable for the next few years before it becomes a major profit contributor by the middle of the decade.

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  • One big PONZI scheme, another shell game run on the people of this country, you should be ashamed of yourselves, your beginning to look just as slimly and ridiculous as your Republican counterparts, and I'm sure that appeals to them just fine.

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  • Whether layered over turtlenecks at Jill Stuart, slimly fit at Ruffian or drop-dead glamorous at Monique Lhuillier, dresses are shaping up in two distinct silhouettes: narrow sheaths or full-skirted.

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  • She was pretty and tiny, perhaps only five feet tall, and slimly built for the most part, given that, even from a distance, her T-shirt looked like it was at least a size too small for her around the bust.

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  • You leave cocktails at the Webster, a chi-chi boutique selling Alaia on Collins Avenue, and go all the way downtown to the Rubell Collection, only to discover the fellows you left in the dust, wearing their slimly cut trousers and nerdy eyeglasses, walking in at the same time.

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  • During the Democratic debates, Barack Obama, champion of the youthful slim-cut suit and skinny tie look, also moved in this direction, wearing a hefty rather than the slimly elegant ties he wore for his 2006 Men's Vogue photo shoot.

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