Definition of wafer-thin in English:

wafer-thin

Syllabification: wa·fer-thin

adjective & adverb

Very thin or thinly: [as adjective]: plates of wafer-thin metal [as adverb]: slicing meats wafer-thin
More example sentences
  • There is some opposition to him in the Senate where the Democrats have a wafer-thin majority.
  • The MP will have his work cut out to hold his Shipley seat where he defends a wafer-thin majority of just over 1,400.
  • Even in the unlikely event of a wafer-thin majority in favour of the constitution, the terms on which the whole European project moves forward will have changed.

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