Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Delicate; easily hurt.

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  • adjective comparative form of slim: more slim
  • noun A person who is trying to become slim by dieting.

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Examples

  • And there is clearly a bigger discussion to be had about how newspapers can continue to thrive as readers increasingly move to the Web, where the profit opportunities remain slimmer than those in print.

    The Pleasure Principle

  • And there is clearly a bigger discussion to be had about how newspapers can continue to thrive as readers increasingly move to the Web, where the profit opportunities remain slimmer than those in print.

    The Pleasure Principle

  • There are several fad diets that will allow you to take off 10 pounds in just 7 to 10 days Be aware, however that this weight loss does not translate to a long-term slimmer you as much of what you lose is water weight However, if you have a big event coming up shortly, you may just want to lose pounds in a week

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  • While you're at it, did anyone ask fire and police how they like the idea of slimmer roads in residential neighborhoods?

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • While you're at it, did anyone ask fire and police how they like the idea of slimmer roads in residential neighborhoods?

    Narrow Streets, Bikes, and Sidewalks

  • And he looks really good, a little slimmer, which is so important when you have heart disease, Larry, as you know and as everyone knows.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2006

  • The new one is a * lot* slimmer, which is good -- you really know you've been sitting on it if you leave the current one in the back pocket of your jeans.

    CHE > Latest news

  • Steve the slimmer is a beacon for Brits but Mara Yamauchi finishes under an (ash) cloud in London Marathon

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  • The AP noted that Roethlisberger showed up at camp "slimmer" than before.

    Ben Roethlisberger Weight Loss: How Is His New Look?

  • I was just reading on David's website that the font and page thickness makes the book seem "slimmer" than it otherwise might be.

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