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Definition of Slender

Slender
Slender Slen"der, a. [Compar. Slenderer; superl. Slenderest.] [OE. slendre, sclendre, fr. OD. slinder thin, slender, perhaps through a French form; cf. OD. slinderen, slidderen, to creep; perh. akin to E. slide.] 1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant. ``A slender, choleric man.' --Chaucer. She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore. --Milton. 2. Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution. Mighty hearts are held in slender chains. --Pope. They have inferred much from slender premises. --J. H. Newman. The slender utterance of the consonants. --J. Byrne. 3. Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence. A slender degree of patience will enable him to enjoy both the humor and the pathos. --Sir W. Scott. 4. Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance. Frequent begging makes slender alms. --Fuller. 5. Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet. The good Ostorius often deigned To grace my slender table with his presence. --Philips. 6. (Phon.) Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i. -- Slen"der*ly, adv. -- Slen"der*ness, n.

Meaning of Slender from wikipedia

- Slender may refer to: Gracility or slenderness Slender Man, a fictional supernatural character Slender Man stabbing, an attempted murder inspired by the...
- The Slender Man (also known as Slenderman) is a fictional supernatural character that originated as a creepypasta Internet meme created by Something Awful...
- Slender Man is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Sylvain White and written by David Birke, based on the character of the same name...
- stabbed her 19 times in an attempt to impress the fictional character Slender Man. Leutner crawled to a road where she was found; she recovered after...
- The Slender Thread is a 1965 American drama film starring Anne Bancroft and Sidney Poitier. It was the first feature-length film directed by Academy Award-winning...
- the slenderness ratio, or simply slenderness is the quotient between the width of a building and its height. In structural engineering, slenderness is...
- Slender lorises (Loris) are a genus of loris native to India and Sri Lanka. The slender loris spends most of its life in trees (arboreal), traveling along...
- Slender: The Arrival (sometimes also wrote as Slender – The Arrival) is a first-person survival horror video game developed by Blue Isle Studios as a...
- The Angolan slender mongoose (Galerella flavescens) is a mongoose that lives in southwestern Africa, specifically southwestern Angola and northwestern...
- weighing on average about 0.5 to 2.5 kilograms (1.1 to 5.5 lb). Its long slender body and limbs give it a body length of 35 to 50 centimetres (14 to 20 in)...
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