from The Century Dictionary.

  • Somewhat slim.


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  • He had been employed, he said, by a Mr. Holland, whom he described as a slimmish man, clean shaven, and by no means answering to the description which

    The Man Who Knew

  • The shop assistant was wearing a slimmish navy-blue dress Verity would probably have been able to date to the exact month, but the mid-Twentieth Century decades all look alike to me.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • -- I was, in outline, what might be termed dwindly, not to say slimmish.

    One Third Off


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