Share this entry

British English: /ˈθɪnli/
American English: /ˈθɪnli/

Translation of thinly in French:


  • 1 (sparingly)
    en tranches fines
    en couche mince
    ‘apply paint thinly’
    ‘appliquez la peinture en couches minces’
  • 2 (weakly) to smile thinly
    avoir un sourire pincé
  • 3 (sparsely) a thinly inhabited/wooded area
    une région à la population clairsemée/aux arbres clairsemés
  • 4 [figurative] (scarcely) thinly disguised/veiled
    à peine déguisé/voilé

Definition of thinly in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: