Definition of pencil-thin in English:
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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