Translation of slim in Spanish:
- 1.1 (thin) [person/figure] esbelto, delgado; [waist] fino; [volume/column] fino the industry is now considerably slimmer la industria se ha racionalizado considerablementeExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (scant) [chance/hope] escaso; [profit] exiguo, pequeño; [majority] estrecho on the slimmest of pretexts con el más mínimo pretexto
- He was slim to medium build, with cropped, mousy brown hair and spoke with a local accent.
- He was slim and strong, built like a rapier and just as fast.
- His skin was very pale and he was slim and not built up at all.
- It's gold and has a slim strap with a narrow oval face, which sparkles as if it had been sprinkled with extra fine glitter.
- New recruits should opt for slim ties - narrow to medium-narrow width.
- Manufacturer and retail catalogs also featured the guard or keeper ring, a plain slim gold band worn over the diamond ring to keep it in place.
- She has a slim chance of success, yet the financial world is slowly replacing their faith in her appeal.
- Giving birth seems like a fragile process, fraught with danger, with a slim chance of success - rather than a completely natural thing as it should be.
- Most English Catholics were appalled by news of the plot, realizing the slim chance of success, and that failure would lead to further repression.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-mm-)
slim (down)(become slimmer) [person] adelgazar*, bajar de peso; [industry] racionalizarse* 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) (diet) hacer* régimen or dieta I'm slimming estoy a régimen or a dieta
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-mm-)
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas