from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of being slim.
- n. The result or product of being slim.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being slim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Slim character or appearance; slenderness.
- n. The character of being ‘slim’ or sly; craftiness. See slim.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small margin
- n. the property of an attractively thin person
In America this ideal of masculine slimness is explained by our fondness for thinking of our men as lean wrestlers with frontier conditions, for the fact of a frontier is still a pleasant figment of our fancy.
It might with truth be described as a "slim volume," but its slimness is more than counteracted by its superficial size, which is foolscap.
Unsurprisingly, from the moment you take it out of its box the slimness is the most eye-catching feature about the V2220.
She was slight, without that look of slimness which is common to girls, and especially to American girls.
The length and the slimness which is part of the nature of this kind of poulp explain the exception.
There was, indeed, no knowing how far or how ingeniously the ramifications of "slimness" had extended, and, to be even with them at all, our warriors have needed to add to the courage of lions the astuteness of weasels!
He is inclined to that East Anglian characteristic akin to Boer "slimness," and it is easy enough to understand that the breach between him and his
But our men are getting used to tricks of this kind, and the only result of this "slimness" was that they allowed the enemy's infantry to approach, quite close before they swept them down with magazine fire.
The Boer was between two fires, and he would need all his "slimness" to pull him out of trouble.
In the case of President Kruger, however, he had to deal with a mind which, though uncouth, yet possessed all the "slimness" of which so many examples are to be found in South