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Synonyms of thin in English:


  • 1 a thin white line
    narrow, fine, attenuated
    [Antonyms] thick, broad
  • 2 a thin cotton nightdress
    [Antonyms] thick, heavy
  • 3 a tall, thin woman
    slim, lean, slender, rangy, willowy, svelte, sylphlike, spare, slight;
    skinny, underweight, scrawny, waiflike, scraggy, bony, angular, rawboned, hollow-cheeked, gaunt, skin-and-bones, emaciated, skeletal, wasted, pinched, undernourished, underfed;
    informal anorexic, (looking) like a bag of bones
    [Antonyms] plump, overweight, fat
  • 4 his thin gray hair
    sparse, scanty, wispy, thinning
    [Antonyms] thick, abundant
  • 5 a bowl of thin soup
    [Antonyms] thick, hearty
  • 6 her thin voice
    weak, faint, feeble, small, soft;
    [Antonyms] strong, loud
  • 7 the plot is very thin
    insubstantial, flimsy, slight, feeble, lame, poor, weak, tenuous, inadequate, insufficient, unconvincing, unbelievable, implausible
    [Antonyms] meaty, convincing
  • verb

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  • 1 some paint must be thinned down before use
    dilute, water down, weaken
  • 2 the crowds were beginning to thin out
    disperse, dissipate, scatter;
    become less dense, become less in number, decrease, diminish, dwindle
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