Definition of pencil-thin in English:

pencil-thin

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adjective

Extremely thin: a pencil-thin moustache delicate spears of pencil-thin asparagus
More example sentences
  • 'The difficulty is that the 20-inch, pencil-thin snake has sought out a secure hiding spot within the Reptile House,' the Bronx Zoo director said.
  • Over two days the scientists bombarded the painting with a powerful pencil-thin beam of X-rays.
  • To focus more attention on your eyes, Espinet recommends using a pencil-thin brush to apply cream eye shadow in smoky grays or warm earth tones to the top and bottom lash lines.

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