Definition of 'slim'
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They reckon slimmer people would find it easier to get work. The Sun (2015)There is no no scientific evidence to suggest that vitamin supplements will make you slimmer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was also criticised as irresponsible for endorsing a slimming product. The Sun (2015)Why had he not noticed before her long slim legs and strong young arms? BomberThe thought of being slim again one day was all that kept me going. The Sun (2014)Just the slim chance of a shower. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those on slimming diets are likely to release more residues into their bloodstream. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)She is small and slim and aims to go to the gym twice a week. The Sun (2010)So profit margins become slimmer and slimmer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The result is a slimmer company with strong brands. The Sun (2016)The same is true for very slim people. Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)So a magazine full of healthily slim women may make them feel better by association. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The long pipe and slim head mean that you can get right under sofas and tables. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We will keep pushing him and keep him nice and slim because the product is there for all to see. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their intervention came as a poll handed a slim lead to the Brexit camp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They may be slim volumes, but they are all her own work. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The margins may remain slim, but the scope is broader. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I chose a slim body and long blonde hair. The Sun (2013)You obviously know the value of being fit and slim, so you should be delighted your wife is aiming for that. The Sun (2016)But slimming down the number of places for PE teacher trainees? Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am often complimented on my slim, healthy body. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Calories have evolved into the bane of the slimmer's life because only as many calories are released from the food we eat as our bodies need. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)It is a real struggle but with resolve, determination and a desire to be slim for life, most can keep themselves on the right track. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'slim'
British English: slim /slɪm/ ADJECTIVE
A slim person has a thin nicely shaped body.
The young woman was tall and slim.
- American English: slim
- Arabic: نَحِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: magro
- Chinese: 苗条的
- Croatian: vitak
- Czech: štíhlý
- Danish: slank
- Dutch: slank
- European Spanish: delgado
- Finnish: hoikka
- French: mince
- German: schlank
- Greek: λεπτός
- Italian: magro
- Japanese: ほっそりした
- Korean: 호리호리한
- Norwegian: slankslank
- Polish: szczupły
- European Portuguese: magro
- Romanian: zvelt
- Russian: стройный
- Spanish: delgado
- Swedish: smal
- Thai: ผอมเพรียว
- Turkish: ince vücut vb
- Ukrainian: стрункий
- Vietnamese: mảnh dẻ
British English: slim VERB
If an organization slims its products or workers, it reduces the number of them that it has.
The company recently slimmed its product line.
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